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From the discussion forum

How often should training occur?

Top of the day to you ALL, I am making efforts to build a learning culture in my organization but having...

How transparent is HR really being?

I've been at a few interesting meetings recently where organisations and their investors have been...

Pension auto enrolment and probationary periods

Is an employee or a temp eligible to join a workplace pension scheme from day 1 of employment even if...

New Group: HR in Schools & Academies

Quite a few of you asked if you could create a Special Interest Group specifically for those CIPD members...

from the blogs

Edward Houghton - The HR Files: the truth is out there


In recent months I’ve been fortunate to have been invited to attend a number of round-tables exploring how investors view people data. Whilst at first that might not seem the most invigorating of topics, if you delve a little deeper you can appreciate...

Peter Cheese - Flexible working is here to stay: it’s time to start designing jobs and workplaces that truly embrace it


Flexible working is a fundamental part of the modern workplace. Whether it’s part time working, working remotely, job sharing, or working ‘irregular’ hours, it gives many people the opportunity to fit work around their other commitm...