Blogging about the issues that matter to HR and L&D
Over the coming weeks, we’ll be sharing the results of our Membership Survey and doing a deep dive into the key areas. Ahead of that series of posts, I wanted to share with you some of our recent highlights, especially around the areas of communication, providing useful...
17 May, 2019 12:00
5 Apr, 2019 12:49
The gender pay gap reporting deadline was midnight 4 April 2019. I stayed up late and crunched the numbers and this is what I found.
10,463 organisations submitted by the deadline which is approximately 99% of organisations  . This is an improvement...
2 Apr, 2019 13:37
By Sheila Wild, author of the CIPD gender pay gap reporting guide
The latest dates for filing the past year’s gender pay gap reports have come round again – 30 March for the public sector, and 4 April for private and voluntary sector organisations...
2 Apr, 2019 08:35
National Stress Awareness Month is a good opportunity for organisations and people professionals to stand back and think about what action could make the most difference to reducing people’s stress at work.
The increasing prevalence of work-related...
29 Mar, 2019 09:46
By Gerwyn Davies, Senior Labour Market Adviser
Amid the political uncertainty surrounding the Brexit process, it remains extremely likely that the government will push ahead with its plans for a new settlement scheme for EU citizens, as well as a new...
28 Mar, 2019 16:34
By Cas Carrington
Question: what is a breach of contract? Answer: it occurs when one of the contracting parties breaches, or indicates they intend to breach, an agreed term of the contract, or fails to fulfill a promise, giving rise to damages.
27 Mar, 2019 09:53
By Deborah Garlick, Director of Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace
The subject of menopause in the workplace is gathering traction and we’re delighted to see the Chartered Institute of Personal Development (CIPD) launch their comprehensive guide...
25 Mar, 2019 10:57
By Iain Stark, International HR leader and reward expert
As employers in the UK start to publish their second annual gender pay results, what is new in the rest of the world? The relatively limited impact so far in the UK has received a lot of commentary...
19 Mar, 2019 08:51
Employers have made a lot of progress over the past few years in supporting people’s mental health. But the important Stevenson-Farmer ‘ Thriving at Work ’ review of mental health and employers published in autumn 2017 still showed ‘that the UK is facing...
14 Mar, 2019 10:26
By Richard Goldsbrough, Student Development Manager, CIPD
No doubt if you have stumbled across this blog it’s because you’re interested in studying a CIPD qualification. Maybe you fancy getting into HR, or are looking to get a profe...
7 Mar, 2019 15:59
By Claire McCartney, Diversity and Inclusion Adviser, CIPD
International Women's Day is an annual opportunity to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The theme this year #BalanceforBetter: the future is exciting...
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