The CIPD carries out research on a wide range of topics effecting work and working lives. Read the latest research reports, survey reviews and guidance on developing skills, working lives, people analytics, workforce planning and corporate transparency.

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Making ethics a business priority

There is growing recognition among employers that a positive ethical culture is not only good for an organisation’s reputation, but can also boost performance. These authors outline ways in which organisations can weave ethics into their daily operations.   

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Megatrends: Flexible working

This report looks at recent trends in flexible working, and since we have to set boundaries around the analysis, we’ve concentrated on trends in when and where work is done

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Reward management

Explores which benefits employers in the UK offer to whom and why; how benefits packages are provided; and how they are communicated and evaluated.

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CIPD podcasts

Listen to episodes from our podcast series on a range of topical workplace, HR and L&D issues

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