A

accreditation of prior certificated learning (APCL)

accredited centres

Act (of Parliament)

advanced practitioner

Advanced Practitioner Standards

advanced standing adviser Affiliate (level of membership)

adviser

Affiliate member/membership

and (not &)

Annual Conference & Exhibition

apprenticeships

approved development and assessment centres (ADACs)

approved status

assessment against national standards

Associate member

awayday

B

(a) bachelor's degree

branch (generic)

(Leeds) Branch (place + Branch)

Branch Adviser (job title)

branch adviser(s) (generic)

Branch Chairs’ Day

Branch Council (specific)

C

Candidate Handbook (CIPD publication)

career management (no hyphen, unless essential for clarity)

case study (no hyphen, unless essential for clarity)

Chartered Companion

Chartered Fellow

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

Chartered Member

Chartered membership (meaning all three grades of Member, Fellow and Companion)

CIPD(Use 'the CIPD' if a noun, eg 'the CIPD is...'and just 'CIPD' if an adjective, eg 'we publicise CIPD courseson Twitter'.)

CIPD Annual Conference & Exhibition

CIPD Career hub

CIPD member/membership

CIPD Professional Standards (Standards if referring to part of the Professional Standards)

CIPD update (CIPD e-newsletter)

CIPD website

click-through

(the) Coalition Government (specific)

(a) coalition government (generic)

Code of Professional Conduct

(the) Communities (online)

content management system (CMS)

Continuing Professional Development (CIPD product)

continuing professional development (generic)

co-operate

co-ordinate, co-ordinator

copyright symbol – © (on first reference only)

cost–benefit analysis (use en dash, not hyphen, as this is an analysis of cost against benefit)

cost-effective

Council (CIPD)

D

dataset (no hyphen)

decision-making

defined-benefit (DB) pension scheme

defined-contribution (DC) pension scheme

Directive (EU legislation)

Directory (CIPD Learning Directory)

E

e-book

e-commerce

e-learning

email

e-newsletter

equal opportunities

Executive Board

Experience Assessment

extranet

F

Facebook

factsheet

FAQs

far-reaching

first-come, first-served

flexitime

focused, focusing, focuses

Forum (ie CIPD Reward Forum)

forum(s) (generic)

full-time (always hyphenate)

Future of Learning Hub

G

a government (generic)

government (adj.)

the Government

Graduate (level of membership)

Graduate member/membership

Green Paper

the Guardian

guide (CIPD series of publications)

H

hands-on

homepage

homeworking

HR

HR-inform (CIPD product)

HR Software Show

I

Impact (CIPD publication)

In a Nutshell ... (CIPD publication)

in-house (always hyphenate)

the Institute (when referring to the CIPD only)

institute(s) (generic)

Internet

intranet

Ireland (do not use Eire or Republic of Ireland)

IT

J

job-holder

job-shadowing

job-share, job-sharer, job-sharing

judgment (legal contexts)

judgement (general contexts)

K

knowledge management (no hyphen, unless essential for clarity)

knowledge-sharing

L

Labour Market Outlook (CIPD report)

Learning Directory

lifelong (no hyphen)

Limited

LinkedIn

login (no hyphen)

logout (no hyphen)

Ltd

M

(a) master's degree

member/membership (generic)

the Midlands

mindset (no hyphen)

my CPD Map

MyEvent

N

neurolinguistic

newspaper titles: should appear in italics with lower-case ‘the’; ‘the’ not italicised except for The Times and The Economist

non-studying Affiliate (member)

O

ongoing

online

organisation, organise

P

part-time (always hyphenate)

PC (not p.c.)

people management (no hyphen, unless essential for clarity)

People Management (magazine)

People Management app

per cent, percentage

performance criteria

policy-making, policy-maker

postcode

postgraduate

PR(public relations)

prepaid

Press Office

private sector (no hyphen unless essential for clarity)

Profession for the Future

Profession Map - write out in full for first mention, and thereafter refer to it as the Map

professional assessment

profit-sharing

program (computers)

programme (other senses)

project management (no hyphen, unless essential for clarity)

public sector (no hyphen unless essential for clarity)

Q

Qualification routes

R

re-admission, re-admit

registered symbol – ® (on first reference only)

Regulations (when referring to a specific piece of legislation)

reinstate

rejoin

reply-paid

reprint

Research Insight (CIPD publication)

research report (CIPD publication)

resit, resitting

rewrite

S

Scotland Branch

selection and assessment centres

self-employed (self- prefix always hyphenated)

shortlist, shortlisted

sign up (no hyphen)

spam

specialisation

stand-alone (adjective)

straightforward

Student member/membership

subcategory

subheading

survey report (CIPD publication)

T

teambuilding

teamwork, teamworking

teleworking

timescale

ToolClicks (CIPD publishing product)

Toolkit (CIPD publishing product)

trademark symbol – ™ (on first reference only)

Traineeships

TUPE (transfer of undertakings protection of employment)

turnout

Twitter

U

upskilling (no hyphen)

URL (universal resource locator – web address)

V

Valuing your Talent

versus (in body), vs (abbreviated or in tables)

Vice-President (job title)

vice-president(s) (generic)

videoconference, videoconferencing

W

the web

web-based

webmaster

webpage

website whistleblower, whistleblowing (no hyphen)

well-being

White Paper

work–life balance (note use of en dash, not hyphen)

worldwide

World Wide Web

Y

YouTube

Z

zero-hours contracts

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