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Menopause at the Festival of Work

By  15 Jul, 2019 08:55

By Deborah Garlick, Director, Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace and Claire McCartney, Co-Director of Inclusive Talent and Associate, CIPD The menopause is an important workplace issue that affects many employees, and we were delighted that it featured...

Holiday pay time is here again

By  12 Jul, 2019 17:37

It’s that time of year when our thoughts generally turn to getting away on our summer holidays and enjoying lazy days jam packed with – well, not much really other than chilling (literally and metaphorically if heading for even hotter parts of the world...

Diversity & Inclusion at the CIPD: Update, July 2019

By  8 Jul, 2019 15:41

By Brad Taylor, Director of People and OD, CIPD At the CIPD, our mission is to champion better work and working lives for everyone. And that mission needs to start with us. We strive to provide a workplace and working practices that reflect our mission...

Let’s Talk Race: The Elephant in the Room

By  3 Jul, 2019 15:45

By Rob Neil, Head of Culture Change and Leadership, Department for Education. "Not everything that is faced can be changed, yet nothing can be changed until it is faced" James Baldwin This uncomfortable and imposing truth is one which applies to...

Senior business professionals urged to join the Enterprise Adviser Network at an event hosted at London’s City Hall

By  1 Jul, 2019 10:43

The Careers & Enterprise Company, the CIPD, the professional body for HR and Team London, the Mayor of London’s volunteering team, joined forces earlier this month to host an event aimed at encouraging more senior business professionals to ...

Understanding membership value

By  18 Jun, 2019 15:39

By Richard Goldsbrough, Senior Membership Manager, CIPD I’ve been having lots of conversations in recent weeks with members, talking about value for money and how they can get more from their CIPD membership. It’s really important to us here at the...

How HR can help employees speak truth to power

By  13 Jun, 2019 15:29

By Jake Young , CIPD Research Associate In part one we explored speaking truth to power in relation to workplace sexual harassment. Research shows that issues are faced not only by those who wish to make their voice heard, but by those with the responsibility...

A post about membership cards

By  7 Jun, 2019 14:54

This year we made a change in our membership cards that was welcomed by many for its environmental impact, but had a number of quality issues that we need to apologise for and swiftly did . As we received feedback to the change we were asked a n...

Championing employee voice by speaking truth to power

By  5 Jun, 2019 13:30

By Jake Young , CIPD Research Associate We know that enabling employee voice is important and benefits both the employer and employee. Having voice, first and foremost, allows employees to influence matters that they deem important. Our CIPD research...

People and machines: from hype to reality – are robots really coming to change the world of work?

By  3 Jun, 2019 11:22

The news is awash with stories of the impending robotic revolution and the mass-displacement of jobs by new technologies. This fear is not new, and any new technology which changes the way we work and live is likely to shift perceptions, but it is im...