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Research on motivations for employers to introduce family-friendly policies

A new report, 'Family friendly working policies and practices: Motivations, influences and impacts for employers', led by Professor Clare Lyonette and Beate Baldauf from IER, and commissioned by the Government Equalities Office (GEO), is the outcome of one of a series of GEO commissioned research projects aiming to support employers in closing the gender pay gap. Read the summary report, including the recommendations, here.

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Peter EliasProfessor Peter Elias, CBE, conferred as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Peter Elias, CBE, of IER has been conferred as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. Fellows are drawn from academics, practitioners and policymakers, marking the impact of their work through the use of social science for public benefit.

It is another indication of the very high esteem with which Peter is held for his work on, amongst things over the past thirty years, occupational classification schemes in the UK and internationally and, more recently, developing protocols for the use of Big data for OECD countries.

SAB and Studiekeuze123LMI for All team meets Studiekeuze123

As part of a knowledge exchange and sharing good practice, Sally-Anne Barnes, as part of the LMI for All team, met with the Stichting Studiekeuze123 team from the Netherlands.

Studiekeuze123 had just won three #LovieAwards for their website Studiekeuze123.nl, which is the official Dutch platform to support students in their study orientation and choices. Sally-Anne and the Studiekeuze123 team had a great morning talking about careers LMI, course and occupational mappings and widgets. The LMI for All team look forward to future opportunities to work together.