Research at UKCES

A list of all research evidence reports published by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES).

Reports 1 to 10

1 Skills for the Workplace: Employers Perspectives

2 Working Futures 2007-2017

3 Employee Demand for Skills: A Review of Evidence & Policy and Executive Summary

4 High Performance Working: A Synthesis of Key Literature and Executive Summary

5 High Performance Working: Developing a Survey Tool and Executive Summary

6 Review of Employer Collective Measures: A Conceptual Review from a Public Policy Perspective and Executive Summary

7 Review of Employer Collective Measures: Empirical Review and Executive Summary

8 Review of Employer Collective Measures: Policy Review and Executive Summary

9 Review of Employer Collective Measures: Policy Prioritisation and Executive Summary

10 Review of Employer Collective Measures: Final Report and Executive Summary

Reports 11 to 20

11 The Economic Value of Intermediate Vocational Education and Qualifications

12 UK Employment and Skills Almanac 2009

13 National Employer Skills Survey for England 2009: Key findings report

14 Strategic Skills Needs in the Bio-medical Sector

15 Strategic Skills Needs in the Financial Services Sector

16 Strategic Skills Needs in the Low Carbon Energy Generation Sector

17 Horizon Scanning and Scenario Building: Scenarios for Skills 2020 and Executive Summary

18 High Performance Working: A Policy Review and Executive Summary

19 High Performance Working: Employer Case Studies

20 A Theoretical Review of Skill Shortages and Skill Needs

Reports 21 to 30

21 High Performance Working: Case Studies Analytical Report and Executive Summary

22 The Value of Skills: An Evidence Review

23 National Employer Skills Survey for England 2009: Main report

24 Perspectives and Performance of Investors in People: A Literature Review

25 Employer Perspectives Survey 2010

26 UK Employment and Skills Almanac 2010

27 Exploring employer behaviour in relation to Investors in People and Executive Summary

28 Investors in People research on the New Choices Approach and Executive Summary

29 Defining and Measuring Training Activity

30 Product strategies, skills shortages and skills updating needs

Reports 31 to 40

31 Skills for self employment and Executive Summary

32 The impact of student and migrant employment on opportunities for low skilled people and Executive Summary

33 Rebalancing the economy sectorally and spatially: An evidence review and Executive Summary

34 Maximising employment and skills in the offshore wind supply chain and Executive Summary

35 The role of career adaptability in skills supply

36 Higher education: outcomes for part-time students and Executive Summary

37 International approaches to high performance working and Executive Summary

38 Unemployment to employment: the role of skills and Executive Summary

39 UK productivity: the importance of ‘intangible’ assets

40 Occupational regulation: a review and Executive Summary

Reports 41 to 50

41 Working Futures 2010-2020

42 Skills systems and apprenticeships: international approaches and Executive Summary

43 Developing people in low skilled jobs

44 Occupational skills profiles: feasibility study

45 UK Commission’s Employer Skills Survey 2011: UK Results

46 Employer Skills Survey 2011: England results

47 Understanding training levies

48 Manufacturing sector: skills insights

49 Digital and creative sector: skills insights

50 Construction sector: skills insights

Reports 51 to 60

51 Energy sector: skills insights

52 Health and social care: sector skills insights

53 Retail sector: skills insights

54 Evaluation of Investors in People: Year 1

55 Sector Skills Insights : Tourism

56 Professional and business services sector: skills insights

57 Education sector: skills insights

58 Investors in People Evaluation Employer Case Studies: Year 1

59 Best market solutions: initial formative evaluation

60 Employer Skills Survey 2011: Northern Ireland results

Reports 61 to 70

61 UK Skills levels and international competitiveness

62 Employer Skills Survey 2011: Wales results

63 UK Commission’s Employer Skills Survey 2011: Technical Report

64 Employer Perspectives Survey 2012

65 Employer Skills Survey 2011: Scotland results

66 Employer networks and their role in developing employees’ skills

67 Understanding occupational regulation

68 Evaluation of Investors in People: Year 2

69 Employer Investment Fund phase 1: qualitative evaluation

70 Investors in People Evaluation Employer Case Studies: Year 2

Reports 71 to 80

71 High Performance Working in the Employer Skills Surveys

72 Training during the 2008-2009 recession

73 Technology and skills in the digital industries

74 Technology and skills in the construction industry

75 Jobs, training and skills: urban and rural differences

76 Technology and skills in the aerospace and automotive industries

77 High-level STEM skills: supply and demand

78 Qualitative evaluation of UKCES investment funds

79 Standards and frameworks: qualitative evaluation

80 Forecasting the benefits of UKCES investments

Reports 81 to 90

81 UK Commission’s Employer Skills Survey 2013

82 UK Commission’s Employer Skills Survey 2013: Technical Report

83 Working Futures 2012-2022

84 The future of work: jobs and skills in 2030

85 UK skills levels: international comparisons and competitiveness

86 Understanding skills and performance challenges in the logistics sector

87 Understanding skills and performance challenges in the wholesale and retail sector

88 UK Commission’s Employer Perspectives Survey

89 Careers of the Future Background Report

90 Sector insights: skills and performance challenges in the energy sector

Reports 91 to 101

91 Sector insights: skills and performance challenges in the health and social care sector

92 Sector insights: skills and performance challenges in the digital and creative sector

93 Sector insights: skills and performance challenges in the advanced manufacturing sector

94 High level STEM skills requirements in the UK labour market

95 Sector insights: skills and performance challenges in the retail sector

96 UK skills levels and international competitiveness 2014

97 UKCES Employer Skills Survey 2015: UK results

98 UKCES Employer Skills Survey 2015: Technical report

99 UKCES Employer Skills Survey 2015: Investment in Training survey technical report

100 Working Futures: 2014-2024

101 Evaluation of the UK Futures Programme: conclusions and guidance