Caption competition

Terms and conditions

Help us celebrate and join in the centenary fun by entering our birthday caption competition. There are 3x £100 John Lewis vouchers up for grabs!

We have three different photos representing the past (LinkedIn, via our CIPD members’ group), present (Facebook – open access) and future of work (CIPD member only, online communities). We are looking for humorous captions with an HR and people management theme. Keep it short and witty (and clean!).

Read the Ts and Cs in full below:

  1. Entry is open to all those over the age of 18. This caption competition is not open to employees of CIPD or CIPD Enterprises Limited, their families, agents or anyone else professionally associated with the draw.

  2. Details of how to enter form part of the terms and conditions, and all information on the page on which the caption competition is advertised and described which shall include (without limitation) the description of the prize, method of entry and the expiry time and date of the prize (the “Landing Page”) shall form part of the terms and conditions. No other method of competition entry is allowed. It is a condition of entry that all rules are accepted as final and that the competitor agrees to abide by these rules. The decision of the judge(s) is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

  3. When you enter the caption competition in accordance with the instructions set out on the relevant Landing Page, you will be given the chance to win the prize stated on that Landing Page. Entries must not include abusive, discriminatory or defamatory language.

  4. Late, incomplete, illegible or corrupt entries will not be accepted. No responsibility can be accepted for late or lost entries and proof of transmission will not be accepted as proof of receipt. The winner will be selected by the judge(s) from all entries received by the closing date. The winner's name and county can be obtained by sending a SAE to Johanna Ratcliffe, CIPD Enterprises Limited, 151 The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1JQ. All entries must be received by the time and date stated on the relevant Landing Page.

  5. The closing date for the caption competition will be midnight, UK time, Sunday 9 June 2013. 

  6. The winner will be notified within twenty-eight days of the closing date of the caption competition.

  7. The prize(s) as described on the relevant Landing Page are available on the date of publication.

  8. There will be one winner. The winner will receive the prize specified on the relevant Landing Page and the winner will be contacted using the details provided by them on entry. Contact efforts will be made over a period of fourteen days after the end of the stated notification period and if unsuccessful, they will forfeit the prize. Management and operation of the competition is at the discretion of the Promoter.

  9. By entering the Caption competition, the entrant agrees to release the Promoter from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Caption competition or with the acceptance, possession, attendance at or use of the prize (except death or personal injury caused by the Promoter’s negligence, for fraud, or otherwise as prohibited by law).

  10. All prizes are subject to availability, non transferable and there are no cash alternatives.

  11. The winner may be required to participate in publicity.

  12. Events may occur that render the caption competition itself or the awarding of the prize impossible due to reasons beyond the control of the Promoter and accordingly the Promoter may at its absolute discretion vary or amend the promotion and the entrant agrees that no liability shall attach to the Promoter as a result thereof.

  13. English law applies and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts shall prevail. The Promoter is CIPD Enterprises Limited, which is wholly owned by The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, 151 The Broadway, London, SW19 1JQ.

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