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Who’s been asking for a pay rise?

By  12 hours ago

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...

Capitalism with a Human Face?

By  6 Jan, 2020 15:47

By CIPD's Scotland Senior Public Policy Adviser, Marek Zemanik. Around this time of year everybody reflects and looks ahead - to a new year and a new decade. I started this year looking back a bit further. You see, last year marked 30 years since the...

2019 CIPD Reward Management Survey: Conclusions and implications for managerial practice

By  3 Dec, 2019 10:16

By Professor Emeritus Stephen J. Perkins, Global Policy Institute, London and London Metropolitan University To make sense of findings from the results in the CIPD 2019 Reward Management Survey report, a useful starting point is to ask how they evidence...

Stuck in a Nightclub

By  2 Dec, 2019 10:49

By CIPD's Scotland Senior Public Policy Adviser, Marek Zemanik. I am a recovering political adviser. OK, maybe that’s a bit unfair. I have not fought a war, battled addiction or been through a traumatic experience. But the last eight years have been...

How much are people paid in 2019?

By  28 Nov, 2019 15:07

Jon Boys , Labour Market Economist at the CIPD. Last week a question time audience member refused to believe that earning over £80,000 put him in the top 5% of earners. In fact, he went further and suggested that he wasn’t in the top 50% and that every...