A full library of over two decades worth of IER briefings, consultation responses, seminar papers and publications.

The contents of our library can be searched and filtered below. It includes free resources such as briefings, consultation responses, seminar papers and some full publications. For some publications we ask for a small contribution, which is significantly subsidised for trade union members.

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Resisting threats to collective bargaining in the Fire and Rescue Service

11th May 2022 – 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Charlotte Room, The Grand Hotel, Brighton

Attending Fire Brigades Union conference this week in Brighton? Then come to our event on Wednesday, at 13:00 in the Charlotte Room at the Grand Hotel

‘A just share’: the case for minimum wage reform

This publication is a timely contribution to the debate on the UK’s national minimum wage (NMW)

Threats to collective bargaining in the Fire and Rescue Service: An analysis

This publication analyses the attacks to collective bargaining via pay review bodies proposed by the

WATCH: Employment Law Update 2021

A review of the most significant employment law cases over the past

WATCH: Employment law update 2021

21st October 2021 – 10:00 am - 1:35 pm

Our highly popular annual update on statute, case law and employment rights


12th September 2021 – 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Rally (online)

Our TUC fringe where we discuss how another world of work is crucial for the needs of 21st century workers

Human rights and employment rights

21st July 2021 – 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A free event by the IER

Labour Law Highlights 2021

As ever, our Labour Law Highlights publication takes a stroll through the main judicial and statutory highlights of the previous