Research Services

IDS Research Services can provide you with bespoke, totally flexible and strictly confidential solutions to specific employment issues. The IDS research team is highly experienced in finding and analysing information covering a range of topics, and delivering accurate, comprehensive findings which can be applied directly to your situation.

The experienced team of IDS researchers undertakes tailored research projects in the following areas:

Pay & Benefits
Benchmarking, sectoral surveys, regional pay, London allowances, local labour markets, equal pay, minimum wage and low pay, public sector pay reform, industrial relations and pay bargaining, shift and premium pay, pensions, and employee benefits

Employment Law
Employment tribunals, redundancy, unfair dismissal, employment contracts, and data protection

Human Resources Policy
Absence management, recruitment and retention, information and consultation, employee recognition, employee benefits, performance management, parental leave, work-life balance, employee attitude surveys, disciplinary procedures, and training and development

Race, gender, disability, age, religion and sexual orientation issues in the workplace; legal issues and employer practice

International HR
Pay, conditions, collective bargaining and employment law in individual countries, EU employment law, comparative studies, ethical trading, labour costs, due diligence, and internal labour standards. We have used our experience and knowledge to work for employers in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, government bodies and trade unions.
  • A range of private sector companies, including manufacturing and service organisations
  • Canadian High Commission
  • College of Occupational Therapists
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Department of Health
  • Health Professions Council
  • Health Protection Agency
  • International Trade Union Confederation
  • King's Fund
  • Low Pay Commission
  • North Tyneside Council
  • Nuffield Foundation
  • Office of Manpower Economics
  • Royal College of Nurses
  • Royal Danish Embassy
  • Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
  • TUC
  • Unison

For further information on what IDS Research Services can do for you, please contact us:

Phone: 0845 303 7215


Mike Baggallay, Key Account Manager
Phone: 020 7422 4951

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