Championing better work and working lives

We're the professional body for experts in people at work. For more than 100 years, we've been championing better work and working lives by setting professional standards for HR and people development, as well as driving positive change in the world of work. 

With hubs in the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Asia, we're the career partner of choice for more than 145,000 members around the world. We're the only body in the world that can award Chartered status to individual HR and L&D professionals, and our independent research and insights make us trusted advisers to governments and employers.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, watch this short video and explore the pages highlighted below.

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The CIPD's story
Who we are

Who we are

Find out about our purpose and vision, meet our team and learn how we're governed

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What we do

What we do

Discover how we champion better work and working lives on a day-to-day basis, and read our annual report

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Media centre

Media centre

Providing expert commentary on the labour market, employment, HR and the world of work

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CIPD People Management Awards 2017

CIPD People Management Awards

Recognising and celebrating outstanding achievement in people management and development, and acknowledging the valuable contribution that HR and L&D make to the overall success of an organisation

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