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People profession: where do we go from here (and how do we get there!)?

By  5 days ago

By Rebecca Peters , Research Advisor at the CIPD. The people profession is changing and to continue doing great work, people professionals need to be adaptive to the demands being placed upon them. Given the numerous corporate scandals or changes in...

Out, but not over…

By  6 Feb, 2020 15:46

It’s happened! After years of uncertainty – of ‘Will we?’, ‘Won’t we?’ – the UK finally left the EU on 31 January 2020. And whether you were for or against Big Ben bonging to mark our exit (it didn’t bong in the event and, frankly, unless you lived within...

Is people reporting the gateway to delivering truly strategic HR?

By  4 Feb, 2020 09:09

It’s a common belief that large organisations are swimming in people data, and that management in these organisations are ‘data-driven’. The story goes that as HR systems improve more data is captured which is then used by business ...

Diversity and talent are your future

By  3 Feb, 2020 14:37

Guest blog by David Coyne, Senior Policy Adviser, Skills Development Scotland No-one can deny these are interesting times. We are bombarded by news stories and reports from think tanks which paint a picture of a world in chaos. Whether it is political...

Who’s been asking for a pay rise?

By  28 Jan, 2020 13:45

Charles Cotton, CIPD senior adviser for reward and performance A CIPD survey of around 2,000 employees carried out last summer found 23% of them had asked their employer for a pay rise in the past few years. Further analysis found that men had been...

New corporate reporting rules: will they help restore trust in business and make them a better place to work?

By  21 Jan, 2020 16:13

By Charles Cotton, Senior Adviser for Performance and Reward, CIPD CEO pay has been in the spotlight for some time now, but 2020 could be the year that businesses truly wake up to their responsibility to ensure that people throughout their workforce...

Conflict at work – make managers part of the solution, not the problem

By  21 Jan, 2020 00:01

Most of us spend a large portion of our waking hours at work, and so the quality of the working environment has a significant impact on our well-being. A supportive culture with positive relationships can greatly enhance our experience of work; conflict...

Moving from HRD to NED: Top tips

By  17 Jan, 2020 09:45

If you’re in a senior HR executive position, you may be considering taking on a non-executive directorship (NED), either to help strengthen your skills in your day job, add variety, or because you have a long-term plan of moving into a portfoli...

Happy New Year, and welcome to the decade of the 20s!

By  14 Jan, 2020 10:55

By Peter Cheese, CEO, CIPD There's little doubt that we'll all see a lot of change in the next 10 years. Much is uncertain and hard to predict, although we can see many of the drivers for change now. From the acceleration of technology in all aspects...

Five hopes for people leaders in 2020

By  6 Jan, 2020 21:54

If the last few years in politics has taught me anything, it’s that there is absolutely no point predicting anything. So throw those 2020 predictions pieces out the window. Here are some things I hope – not predict – will happen in...