About Us

IDS is an independent research organisation providing information and analysis in key areas across the employment field:

IDS services are used by thousands of businesses and by government, trade unions and tribunals, and include:

All our work is focused on employment-related areas and our output draws on many years of experience in this field. The first IDS service, IDS Pay Report, was launched in 1966 with a very simple aim: to provide accurate information for practical use by anyone involved in determining pay, benefits and related policies. Since then more information services have been launched by IDS, including Employment Law Brief, Executive Compensation Review, and HR in Practice.

Unique in its field, IDS is staffed with teams of researchers, writers and employment lawyers who provide informed research, insight and analysis across our range of products and services. Today IDS publishes subscription services and a wide range of publications across the employment field. We also run conferences and training courses, and offer bespoke research.

Please email us at ids.pressenquiries@thomson.com

or call 0845 077 2911 and ask for Alastair Hatchett or Ken Mulkearn for enquiries about pay and the labour market

or Steve Tatton for questions about executive or directors' pay

or Annabel Rutherford for questions about employment law

Researcher – IDS Pay & Reward
You’ll be researching and writing about pay, benefits, terms & conditions of employment and the labour market for our online services, and for specialist sector reports. The role additionally involves the collection and analysis of pay data, and the team contributes to our contract research work as well. You should either have a degree or equivalent, or an HR/IR background.

Researcher – IDS Pay Services (Pay & Reward, and Executive Compensation Review)
The role involves working across both the Pay & Reward and ECR teams. The ECR team collects and analyses information on the salaries and benefits of directors, managers and professionals. In addition to an online service, and a monthly review, the team also produces a number of in-depth reports, as well as supporting our pay data services. Educated to degree level or equivalent, you’ll be enthusiastic, committed and personable. Apply now or for more information

Researcher – IDS Executive Compensation Review
We are seeking a data entry/analyst, to extract executive remuneration data from published annual accounts and enter the information into a database. The successful candidate will also be involved in preparing and analysing the data for our online and published products. Apply now or for more information

Researcher – IDS HR in Practice
You will conduct primary research on all aspects of HR policy and practice – from recruitment practices and performance management, to managing redundancy. You will have the opportunity to get out and about and use your strong interpersonal skills to conduct face-to-face interviews with senior HR practitioners; and to use your strong writing skills to put together in-depth company case studies. You will also devise and conduct benchmarking and trends surveys, and analyse the results. You should either have a degree or equivalent, or an HR/IR background. Apply now or for more information

With all posts, you can expect a first-class benefits package plus plenty of opportunities for personal and professional development. To read full job descriptions, please visit careers.thomsonreuters.com. To apply, write to us with your CV and a full covering letter, setting out how you meet our requirements.

Closing date: 30 April 2014

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