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

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

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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

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

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CIPD Gender Pay Gap Report 2017

From 6 April 2017 employers in Great Britain with more than 250 staff are required by law to publish their gender pay gap information, covering pay and bonuses. The CIPD has published its 2017 figures, and the action plan it has put in place to reduce the gap.

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