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As an end to a relatively tumultuous 2018 draws into clear view - and Santa ponders whether next year he should be micro-chipping his workforce - it makes sense to reflect on what 2019 might have in store for us. It’s likely to be another year of external shocks and high...
21 Dec, 2018 14:50
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By Gerwyn Davies, Senior Labour Market Adviser.
Whilst the UK has been given a six-month extension to finalise its arrangements for exiting the European Union, the Brexit-related uncertainty that many businesses face remains. However, the extension...
5 Apr, 2019 12:49
The gender pay gap reporting deadline was midnight 4 April 2019. I stayed up late and crunched the numbers and this is what I found.
10,463 organisations submitted by the deadline which is approximately 99% of organisations  . This is an improvement...
2 Apr, 2019 13:37
By Sheila Wild, author of the CIPD gender pay gap reporting guide
The latest dates for filing the past year’s gender pay gap reports have come round again – 30 March for the public sector, and 4 April for private and voluntary sector organisations...
2 Apr, 2019 08:35
National Stress Awareness Month is a good opportunity for organisations and people professionals to stand back and think about what action could make the most difference to reducing people’s stress at work.
The increasing prevalence of work-related...
29 Mar, 2019 09:46
By Gerwyn Davies, Senior Labour Market Adviser
Amid the political uncertainty surrounding the Brexit process, it remains extremely likely that the government will push ahead with its plans for a new settlement scheme for EU citizens, as well as a new...
28 Mar, 2019 16:34
By Cas Carrington
Question: what is a breach of contract? Answer: it occurs when one of the contracting parties breaches, or indicates they intend to breach, an agreed term of the contract, or fails to fulfill a promise, giving rise to damages.
27 Mar, 2019 09:53
By Deborah Garlick, Director of Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace
The subject of menopause in the workplace is gathering traction and we’re delighted to see the Chartered Institute of Personal Development (CIPD) launch their comprehensive guide...
25 Mar, 2019 10:57
By Iain Stark, International HR leader and reward expert
As employers in the UK start to publish their second annual gender pay results, what is new in the rest of the world? The relatively limited impact so far in the UK has received a lot of commentary...
19 Mar, 2019 08:51
Employers have made a lot of progress over the past few years in supporting people’s mental health. But the important Stevenson-Farmer ‘ Thriving at Work ’ review of mental health and employers published in autumn 2017 still showed ‘that the UK is facing...
14 Mar, 2019 10:26
By Richard Goldsbrough, Student Development Manager, CIPD
No doubt if you have stumbled across this blog it’s because you’re interested in studying a CIPD qualification. Maybe you fancy getting into HR, or are looking to get a profe...
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