Giving HR a voice

The CIPD's voice and influence, coupled with the actions of our members, is helping to create a future of work that works for everyone - not just for businesses and economies, but also for the people that drive them and the societies they form part of.

We use our insights and expertise to encourage relevant stakeholders to invest in the HR and L&D profession, as well as other capabilities and practices that help to champion better work and working lives. Policy makers and media frequently turn to us for an expert, impartial view on the world of work.

Research and thought leadership

Our research brings together academics and practitioners to support the profession with credible and relevant evidence on people management and development and push the boundaries of knowledge on people, work and change.

Taking action

We encourage and support our members to use their skills and experience to help us drive positive change in the world of work. We champion a culture of volunteering in the workplace by giving our members opportunities to volunteer through our branch network and programmes such as Steps Ahead Mentoring, as well as conducting research into employer-supported volunteering and the implications for HR and L&D professionals.

Policy engagement

Engaging with ministers, other policy makers and our membership to ensure that we draw on the knowledge and expertise within our 140,000-strong membership to inform our views to government

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Become a CIPD volunteer

Use your experience as a HR or L&D professional to make an impact to our community and wider society by volunteering for one of the exciting programmes supported by the CIPD

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