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Benefits at Christmas time

By  3 days ago

By Charles Cotton, Senior Adviser for Performance and Reward, CIPD This year’s CIPD reward management survey in association with LCP looks at the issue of employee benefits. It finds that there are a number of perks associated with the Christmas period...

CIPD Northern Ireland Conference: Focusing on the Future with People

By  6 days ago

Belfast’s ICC was the venue as 250 HR and learning professionals from Northern Ireland and beyond gathered for the inaugural CIPD Northern Ireland annual conference on Tuesday. Wellbeing, inclusion and the impact of technology were the core conference...

How confidentiality can lead to cover-ups

By  3 Dec, 2018 16:44

Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) seem to be the latest celebrity ‘must haves’. ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ judge Craig Revel Horwood recently revealed on daytime TV that he had asked people who work for him, his builder, and even ...

Colleagues with benefits: the pros and cons of employee segmentation

By  28 Nov, 2018 01:00

By Charles Cotton, Senior Reward Adviser For employers, what are the advantages of segmenting the benefits that they offer to employees or segmenting the workforce when it comes to communicating the benefit package? Can such an approach help an organisation...

Getting started with people analytics: a guide for making the most of people data

By  26 Nov, 2018 13:22

Good decision-making is driven by good evidence, and good evidence can take four forms, one of which is data from the organisation. For the people profession p eople analytics is the practice of using data as evidence to understand various concepts relating...

Investing in workforce data: what can HR do to help?

By  23 Nov, 2018 15:24

By Jake Young, CIPD Research Associate Organisations create value by utilising the different assets available to them, such as using machinery to turn materials into saleable products. Increasingly, the asset of value to organisations is the human...

Guide for line managers on employing people with a disability or health condition

By  23 Nov, 2018 08:29

Minister for Disabled People Sarah Newton discusses the launch of the new Disability Confident guide in collaboration with the CIPD, providing line managers with practical advice on employing disabled people…. November has been an important month for...

The New Profession Map: putting evidence at the centre of the people profession

By  21 Nov, 2018 10:31

At this year’s CIPD Annual Conference we launched our new Profession Map the next evolution in our framework for evolving the profession and championing better work and working lives. To me the new profession map is a step-change upwards in capability...

HSE Message to employers about work-related stress – let’s start the conversation

By  12 Nov, 2018 16:55

The recent work-related stress statistics published by HSE seem to have raised some eyebrows given the higher numbers of days lost to work related stress (57% of all days lost to ill health); but for those of us who have been involved in trying to tackle...

Our new Profession Map

By  7 Nov, 2018 08:23

Today we will be sharing our new Profession Map for the first time with thousands of people professionals at our Annual Conference and Exhibition . The Map sets out the international standard for practitioners to make their greatest impact and thrive...