We aim to promote championing better work and working lives by providing opportunities locally to members and non-members to assist businesses shape the future of people management.

Jersey is an active branch with a varied programme of events and activities to encourage engagement and raise the profile of CIPD and best practices in Human Resources and Learning & Development.

Our volunteer committee members bring a wealth of talent and diversity to the branch. Our professional experiences represent all industry sectors with a varying range of skill sets.

On behalf of the Jersey Committee, we look forward to greeting you at our events and thank you for your interest.

Cheryl Kaye
Branch Chair

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About us

We are an energetic committee of varying ages and levels expertise from different industry sectors in Jersey.

Our mission is to play an integral role in the development and promotion of HR management and best practice in the Island. Our aim is to raise the image and profile of the branch and represent the membership. Additionally, we aim to positively influence the development of local employment legislation and employment best practices.

Hosting cutting edge insightful events is one of our specialities. Our events programme aims to meet the professional needs of the CIPD’s Jersey Branch’s members and non-members. We are always looking for new ideas, and welcome any comments or suggestions you may have regarding future events. Our other specialist interest area is our mentoring programme.

Our branch depends on volunteers, so if you want to meet more members, build your professional network and do some personal development, please volunteer and contact us!

CIPD Jersey Branch 2017 Awards

We are proud to announce that entries are now open for the CIPD Jersey Branch 2017 Awards! It is the perfect opportunity to locally recognise outstanding achievement in the field of people management  and development, under the 6 categories below:

- Highlands College - AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING HR PROFESSIONAL
- Rossborough Healthcare – AWARD FOR BEST HEALTH AND WELLBEING INITIATIVE
- Rossborough Financial – AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVE
- Altius CI – AWARD FOR MOST SUCCESSFUL CHANGE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME
- Mourant Ozannes – AWARD FOR BEST CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY INITIATIVE
- ALX Training – AWARD FOR BEST LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY 

Please find the entry forms below with further information on the entry criteria for each category.

Note - Entries close on the 14 June 2017.

Why not join us in celebrating with the award winners at the Gala Dinner being held on Saturday 4 November 2017 at the Royal Yacht Hotel. Please ensure you make a diary note of the date. 

Bookings will be open following the announcement of the shortlisted nominees. 

THINK! The CIPD Jersey Conference 2017

CIPD Jersey Conference Sponsored by Rossborough Hearlthcare and Wellbeing at Work, Creating Positive Working Environments

This year’s CIPD Jersey Conference for leaders, managers and HR professionals will welcome prominent speakers from the world of work and neuroscience. Called ‘THINK!’ the conference will equip delegates to enhance their own and the performance of others at work through understanding and applying cutting-edge research about the brain.

Breaking New Ground
The neuroscience of leadership is rapidly breaking new ground in leadership training, deepening our understanding of how the brain works and enabling us to maximise our potential to improve effectiveness at work and build better relationships. It also supports the enhancement of interpersonal skills, project planning and management practices, and will have a positive impact on organisational performance overall. 


Keynote Speaker: Sir Cary L. Cooper CBE, FAcSS

Cary Cooper

Keynote speaker at the July conference is CIPD President, Professor Sir Cary L. Cooper, CBE, FAcSS author and editor of more than 125 books and one of Britain's most quoted business gurus.
He is The 50th Anniversary Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health at Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK, and a founding President of the British Academy of Management, amongst many other titles and honours.
He was awarded the CBE by the Queen in 2001 for his contributions to organisational health and safety; and in 2014 he was awarded a Knighthood for his contribution to the social sciences.

Mental Capital and Wellbeing at Work
In his talk, entitled Mental Capital and Wellbeing at Work, Prof. Sir Cary Cooper will address:

  • The Costs of Stress and Lack of Mental Wellbeing at Work
  • The Impact on the Changing Nature of Work as a Result of the Recession
  • The Sources of Workplace Stress
  • Strategies for Creating a Healthier Workplace

Expert Speakers
Other expert speakers at the full day event will include:

  • David Ogilvie, Founder & Director of The Resilience Development Co.
  • Dr Alessio Agostinis, Founder of Jersey International Mindfulness Centre
  • Stephen McCrimmon, Head, Family and Carers Service, MIND Jersey
  • Jason Wyse, CEO, Silkworth Charity Group
  • Jess Dunsdon, ITV News Presenter
  • Julia Tybura Chartered FCIPD, MD of Zenon Consulting
  • Sue Cox, Facilitator, Speaker, Coach and Tango Dancer

The conference will be hosted by Cheryl Kaye, Chair, CIPD Jersey; and Richard Sheldon, Policy Advisor, CIPD Guernsey will be sharing the results of the recent Guernsey Mental Health Employer Survey. “We are delighted to welcome our president Sir Prof. Cary Cooper to Jersey and we look forward to an inspiring event which will expand our minds and propel us and our teams to greater things in the workplace,” Mrs Kaye said.

Secure Your Place Now - 6 Hours of CPD!

Sponsored by Rossborough Healthcare and WellBeing World, THINK! will be held at the Hotel de France on Thursday, 6th July 2017 – booking is essential.

Useful links

Here are some links to pages relevant to the jurisdiction of Jersey.

States of Jersey

Information and public services for the Island of Jersey.

Jersey Advisory and Conciliation Service

An employment relations service to help employers, employees and trade unions to work together for the prosperity of Jersey business and for the benefit of employees.

Jersey Chamber of Commerce

The largest employer representative body on Jersey, a vibrant association of members from all business sectors.

Jersey Legal Information Board

The official source of legal information in Jersey. Includes all laws in force, Jersey Law Reports from 1980 to September 2006, unreported judgments from 1997 and Practice Directions of the Royal Court. Also contains Royal Court Rules 2004, Jersey and Guernsey Law Review and the JLIB discussion forum.

Jersey Citizens Advice Bureau

The Employment pages provide advice and information on a range of relevant topics.

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