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Institute's staff co-author the 2023 Eurofund Report

Tackling labour shortages is not just about skills

What’s love got to do with it?

Considering the relationship between love and work

Losing Political Office

Jane Roberts, author of the book Losing Political Office, brought insights from her new book as possible food for those working, consulting to governance and political systems.

Lunchtime Talks
The ‘Impossibility’ of Working in the Current NHS

Dr Rachel Gibbons facilitates a conversation to think about what is wrong with the NHS.

Lunchtime Talks
Integration of Young People who are NEET

Learning from the ‘NEETs in Action’ Erasmus+ project.

Lunchtime Talks
Evaluating a values-based business ecosystem

New business models, systems and practices reversing the decline of the Textiles and Clothing sector and supporting its future sustainability.

The impact of digital work on workers and society

A key European publication on working post pandemic.  Findings include implications for managers and the Autonomy Paradox.

What we learnt from designing and running a Learning Strand during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Grantholder Learning Strand of the Coronavirus Community Support Fund (CCSF) evaluation – results and learning. COVID-19 and the associated lockdown disproportionally affected some people and...
Flexible Working for Older Workers Pilot project
How we are evaluating flexible working arrangements for older workers.
Report: Precarious work from a gender and intersectionality perspective, and ways to combat it
This study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the FEMM Committee, explores the phenomenon of precarious work in the EU from a gender and intersectionality perspective.
Networks for NEETS
Employment opportunities through social and peer networks.
The Tavistock Institute & COVID-19

Here at the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, we have adapted to work alongside the pandemic as opposed to against it.

Enlightening human talents

The project aims to contribute to the development of efficient pre-training and vocational training services for low-skilled people in the 2 Seas region

Learning from Veterans
Reflecting on a recent feasibility study for the Forces in Mind Trust. Sometimes you learn more from facing challenges than from success. In our latest research report, this was definitely the case....
Can an egalitarian reform in the parental leave system reduce the motherhood labor penalty? Some evidence from Spain
Fernández-Cornejo, J.A., Del-Pozo, E., Escot, L., & Castellanos-Serrano, C. (2018) Can an egalitarian reform in the parental leave system reduce the motherhood labor penalty? Some evidence from Spain. Revista Española de Sociología RES 27 doi:10.22325/fes/res.2018.3.
NEETS in Action

Developing an innovative model, TIHR continues research with young people who are NEET in Europe.

NEETs in Action

A European research project with the main focus on young people who are NEET.

Want to work with us?
Interested in joining an organisation with a rich and continually evolving tradition in applied social research?
Game-based learning for social entrepreneurship
The Social Seducement experience.
Armed Forces Community Healthcare Navigation
The Tavistock Institute has been commissioned by Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) to develop and assess an Armed Forces Community Healthcare Navigation pilot in South Birmingham. We are responsible for running a feasibility study assessing the potential for further roll out of the delivery model on a larger scale...
The project developed an intervention, based on existing methodologies, to reduce the risk of young people to become NEETs ('Not in Education, Employment, or Training') and has piloted the intervention in Italy, Portugal and Spain.
Social Seducement Final Seminar
Promoting Social Economy enterprise creation as a key tool for empowerment and active citizenship: the added value of online (learning) games.
Evaluation of Health Navigation for Diabetes
Money Advice Service — Developing Strategic Theories of Change & Outcomes Framework

We worked with the Money Advice Service (now known as MoneyHelper) to develop strategic Theories of Change and an Outcomes Framework for the Financial Capability Strategy.

Evaluation of public policies: marital property regimes and parental leave systems. Effects on welfare regime from the gender perspective.
Castellanos Serrano, C. (2016) Evaluation of public policies: marital property regimes and parental leave systems. Effects on welfare regime from the gender perspective, Complutense University of Madrid (PhD Thesis) .
Benefits of Gender Equality (BGE)
EIGE’s project ‘Benefits of Gender Equality’ aimed to reflect on strategic approaches and methodologies used for conceptualisation and measuring of some of those benefits...
Gender Pay Gap
Gender inequality is a complex socio-economic phenomenon and the gender pay gap is a clear and persistent impact and indicator of this inequality.
Findings: Personal Relationships and Poverty - An Evidence and Policy Review
Castellanos, C., Corlyon, J., Grieve, M., Stock, L., (2014). 'Findings: Personal Relationships and Poverty - An Evidence and Policy Review', in Joseph Rowntree Foundation Reducing Poverty in the UK: a collection of evidence reviews, pp. 126-129
Do Fathers Who Took Childbirth Leave Become More Involved in Their Children’s Care?
Fernández-Cornejo, J.A., Escot, L.,Del-Pozo, E. & Castellanos-Serrano, C. (2016) 'Do Fathers Who Took Childbirth Leave Become More Involved in Their Children’s Care? The case of Spain'. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, XLVII(2), pp. 169-191.
Fair Share - learning by developing
The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations (TIHR) is part of Fair Share, an EU-wide free online training platform for fair trade entrepreneurs, employees and volunteers.
Evaluating the EMPAC project: empowering parents and children
Report: New Deal Disabled People Innovative Scheme Pilots
TIHR evaluation team was commissioned to undertake an evaluation alongside the New Deal Disabled People Innovative Scheme Pilots.
Work Foundation
Department of Work and Pensions (DWP)
Employers’ Organisation for Local Government
DG Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion, European Commission
European Commission
Austrian Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection
The Logic of Intervention and Indicators for the ESF
TIHR supported DG EMPL on methods for establishing links between ESF Operational Programmes and Europe 2020. TIHR developed logics of intervention and indicators for Member States and Managing Authorities to demonstrate a clear...
Innovations In CVT In The Workplace: A Comparative Perspective
This study, funded by ESRC as part of its Learning Society Programme, aimed to understand the factors, internal and external to the firm that encouraged the introduction of new forms of CVT within companies.
Local Road User Safety Evaluation and Action Learning
The Tavistock Institute working in close partnership with AECOM has been commissioned to deliver a cutting edge study identifying best practice to increase safety on local roads.
New Deal Disabled People Innovative Scheme Pilots
This project involved the evaluation of a number of employment support schemes for disabled people located in independent sector. Involved support for and use of local evaluation activities.
HERO: Health & Education Support for the Rehabilitation of Offenders 2001 – 2003
This project aimed to contribute to the rehabilitation of offenders within the European Criminal Justice system by providing inputs towards the promotion of a common rehabilitation framework.
Future Human Resource Development Issues in Government
Research study on the future workforce development issues faced by local government.
Designing a Formative Evaluation Strategy for the New Deal for Communities
Urban renewal and community development for DCLG/ODPM
DG Employment Evaluation Framework Contract
TIHR provided evaluation services to DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities. The work wasdelivered through the EPEC consortium and COWI via a multiple framework contract on evaluation services and methods.
Evaluation of New Deal for Lone Parents: Extension to Eligibility
TIHR conducted an evaluation of the participation of the new groups in the programme for the Department of Work and Pensions.
Evaluation of the Community of Practice on partnerships in the European Social Fund
A transnational network on partnerships in the European Social Fund (ESF) contributed to significant learning and good practice exchange across EU Member States.
Case Study: 'The Logic of Intervention and Indicators for ESF'
TIHR supported the European Commission in its preparation for the 2014-2020 European Social Fund (ESF) programming period.
Crossing boundaries in European Employment
Team working: how to succeed

A new online course for everyone interested in how groups work, hosted with FutureLearn

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