Fair care: A workforce strategy for social care – Institute for Public Policy Research

Adult social care is an essential public service and a growing part of our economy. However, the social care system in England faces a workforce crisis which is set to grow in the coming years; by 2028, we estimate there

The fair pay report: How pay transparency can help tackle inequalities – Institute for Public Policy Research

This report examines the impact of the gender pay reporting regulations. It assess’ employer perceptions of the regulations and how they have responded. Based on the findings, it sets out proposals for improving gender pay reporting, and recommendations for broader

Measuring Good Work: The final report of the Measuring Job Quality Working Group – Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce and Carnegie UK

In 2017, the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices called on the government to pay closer attention to the quality of work in the UK, alongside its quantity. To aid these efforts, the Review recommended that a new set of

Which digital skills do you really need?: Exploring employer demand for digital skills and occupation growth prospects – Nesta

Policymakers consider digital skills to be a top priority for investment. They are seen as offering people greater employability and job resilience. But are all digital skills created equal? Finds that demand for those digital skills which involve non-routine tasks,

Better health and care for all: A 10-point plan for the 2020s: The final report of the Lord Darzi Review of Health and Care – Institute for Public Policy Research

This final report of the Lord Darzi Review puts forward a 10-point plan to achieve this, as well as a 10-point offer to the public which sets out what the health and care system will be able to offer if

Outcome of 2018/19 GMS contract negotiations – NHS England

This letter confirms the outcome of the contract negotiations between NHS Employers (on behalf of NHS England) and the BMA’s General Practitioners Committee England (GPC) on amendments that will apply to GP contracts in England in 2018/19.  The key principles agreed are: Full implementation

NHS Agency Staffing and the Impact of Recent Interventions: (Seminar Briefing 22) – Office of Health Economics

Report on an Office of Health Economics Seminar on NHS staffing markets and the use of temporary staff, specifically in the NHS provider sector, i.e. foundation trusts and NHS trust. (which include hospitals). It provides an overview of the NHS labour

Evaluating reward: a step by step guide to evaluating your reward activities to understand the impact – NHS Employers

NHS organisations offer a range of rewards and benefits, but how can they demonstrate whether these have created the intended impact?  This guidance from NHS Employers looks at the steps to consider when planning evaluation activities and includes some examples of measurable outputs,

Saving General Practice – British Medical Association

Report from the BMA that identifies the following measures are required to save general practice. Recurrent and sustainable funding and resources A workforce strategy that is recurrently funded to enable an expansion A sustainable, long-term indemnity package for general practice Enabling practices

Time to care: Securing a future for the hospital workforce in Europe – Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions

Report on the workforce challenges faced by the health care systems of 14 European countries that identifies the future challenges they face as: Demographics of the talent pool as societies age Changing expectations of reward, work-life balance and career flexibility

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust: Reward as part of an effective recruitment strategy – NHS Employers

Case study highlighting how using reward, within a clear recruitment strategy, to attract employees can lead to reduced agency spend, reduced nursing vacancies and increased applications for roles.  It discusses the different reward initiatives and approaches used to communicate the reward offer,

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust: Health and wellbeing as part of the reward offer – NHS Employers

This case study looks at the importance of communicating the entire reward offer to potential and existing staff on how health and wellbeing of staff is a key element of the offer.  It details how the approach had been embedded