The Institute is happy to make its network of experts available to assist individual organisations with particular research projects.
Commissions undertaken in the past are listed in the left hand column. Older commissions include:
- TGWU: To examine the labour legislation reforms being suggested in Jersey, analyse their likely impact and suggest how best to resist the legislation with reference to international standards.
If you are interested in commissioning a specific piece of work, please contact Carolyn Jones at Head Office to discuss a possible outline, schedule and cost.
by Prof Keith Ewing
Commissioned from IER by UCATT
NOW ON SPECIAL OFFER
Published in August 2009
This very timely report highlights the problems surrounding the practice of blacklisting within the UK and critically examines the governments proposed Regulations to deal with the matter.
By Keith Ewing and commissioned by SEIU
Published in May 2006
In the globalised market of the 21st century, the issue of global rights is increasingly important. Over the past 50 years, most countries have voluntarily signed up to core international labour standards, which guarantee fundamental rights at work. But as transnational companies become ever more powerful and national borders become increasingly meangingless, are those rights being compromised?
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Problems Facing Freelance Creators in the UK Media Market-Place
By Lionel Bently
Published in March 2002
This report, commissioned by the Creators’ Rights Alliance, documents serious concerns regarding the interests of creative workers (including authors, playwrights, journalists, directors, photographers, composers and musicians) whose rights are being abused on a massive scale.