A warm welcome to the CIPD Mid Scotland Branch. The primary purpose of our Branch is to promote and champion the objectives of the CIPD and to act as a local channel to ensure that CIPD members have opportunities to network with colleagues, continue with their professional development and remain up to date with evolving HR topics.
We are an active branch with approximately 1,800 members spread across a wide geographical area of Fife, Forth Valley and Tayside. We believe you can benefit most from your membership by being actively involved with the Branch activities. This may be through attending events, contributing to our newsletters, participating in our on line discussions or by joining our Branch Committee or one of the associated groups if you would like to have a direct involvement in running the Branch. Whatever level of involvement you are able to have, we have no doubt you will find it both valuable and enjoyable.
As ever, the Branch Committee is working hard to continue to provide a diverse and comprehensive schedule of events for Members, enabling us all to share the benefit and expertise of a range of profiled speakers and leaders in our profession. The Branch provides an active programme of support to members including events, membership upgrading workshops, support and advice. It contributes to the work of CIPD Scotland, for instance planning of the Scottish CIPD Conference, as well as supporting the wider activities of the CIPD in Wimbledon. Our events programme is available by clicking on ‘Events’ in the right hand menu. This section is updated on a regular basis so please do check and keep up to date with changes and additions.
We are keen to ensure that our Branch programme remains up to date and relevant to you. Please do keep in touch with us – our details can be found by clicking on ‘Contact Us’ – and do give us your comments about any our events and suggestions for future events.
Mid Scotland Branch Committee is run by volunteer HR Professionals who work locally to provide you with information and ensure the events are interesting and informative. If you are interested in joining the Branch Committee or participating in the activities and event planning of one of the Groups, please contact us.
Sponsoring your local branch
There are lots of different ways a company can sponsor their local CIPD branch and show their support for various different aspects of branch activities.
We are always pleased to receive sponsorship in order to expand our range of activities.
Sponsorship can take several forms:
- offering a venue for local group meetings or Branch Committee meetings
- offering free refreshments
- sponsoring an event
- placing an advert in the Branch E-Newsletter.
Please contact us for more details.
It is our vision to be your CIPD local hub of resources, supporting branch members' professional needs and by sharing knowledge and by encouraging continuing learning and development. We have developed our branch plan, which is focused on ensuring that our branch activities help you make the most of your CIPD membership.
If you have ideas for improving what we have to offer or if you think we can help you with any aspect of your career or your continuing development, please contact us.
We also welcome your comments on what you think of the branch area and how we are doing in general. Your feedback will help us to learn and improve.
We have a core of dedicated volunteers helping to organise CIPD activities across the Mid Scotland area and it's down to their commitment that we can help our members to develop and learn as HR professionals. We are looking for volunteers to support the work of the Branch and should you want to get involved please get in touch.