Human Resource Management and Employee Relations
Includes all aspects of Human Resource Management (HRM), plus industrial relations, employee health and wellbeing.
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What does fairness have to do with managing people?
Wilson Wong, Head of Insight and Futures at the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD), looks at recent research into fairness at work and explains what CIPD’s new Contours of Fairness research programme aims to do, and how you can get involved.
Raising the benchmark: the role of public services in tackling the squeeze on pay
Britain is experiencing a growing problem of low and falling pay and precarisous employment conditions among ordinary workers.
Common best practice code for high-quality internships
A revised code of best practice is presented to ensure that internships are rewarding from participants and available to all those capable of them.
Things we know and don't know about the wider benefits of higher education: a review of the recent literature
A review paper investigates the published evidence on the non-economic benefits of higher education to individuals and communities, and suggests areas of uncertainty which require further research.
Working while studying: a follow-up to the student income and expenditure survey 2011/12
A paper reports on university students' experience of work during their courses, covering both paid and unpaid work, and work placements and experience related to courses.
Measuring additionality in apprenticeships
A paper discusses the possibility of, and the best methods for, estimating additionality and deadweight in relation to apprenticeships.
National minimum wage: interim government evidence for the Low Pay Commisson's 2014 report
A report discusses the setting of the minimum wage for 2014 in relation to the current labour market, with detailed discussion of the UK economy, employment rates and wages.