Welcome to the CIPD Mid and North Anglia Branch area. We have around 3,000 plus members in our branch which covers a wide geographical area.

We recognise that our geography makes branch wide events impractical for most members. We operate via three Groups - Cambridgeshire, Greater Peterborough and Norfolk. It is the Groups who organise most of the events and maintain contact with members, colleges and employers in their area.

Groups have to hold an Annual Meeting under the rules of the Institute - after all, it is your subscription which pays for the activities so we need to be democratic and transparent in our work.

All Branch and Group Committee members are unpaid, acting in an honorary capacity for the benefit of CIPD members and the Institute as a whole.

Which meetings and events should I attend?

Your local Group runs a varied series of events through the year - you are welcome to attend these, or indeed events run by any other Group. Because of the geography, we do not run any regular Branch events. You can book on any CIPD event, not just those in your Group or Branch, if you are prepared to travel. The website has now been upgraded so you can search for events from this or any other Branch.

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved at Group or Branch levels: we are always interested in hearing from people who want to contribute some time to developing the Institute (and themselves) by participating in local activities.

We can offer local advice on any matters relating to membership of the institute and events which are scheduled to take place. Further details are published in this area or contact us to find out more.

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Cambridge Group

Welcome to the CIPD Cambridge Group. We are the local CIPD group for the Cambridge area and have a strong membership base comprising professionals from a range of HR disciplines, backgrounds and sectors.

The Group has an exciting calendar of local events and activities, arranged by the volunteers on our committee. We run events throughout the year and recent topics have included online social media, mock tribunal, membership & upgrading as well as our regular employment law updates. All our events are well attended and whether you are new to Cambridge, new to HR or have been in the area and / or the profession for some time our events offer great opportunities to hear more about interesting and relevant CPD topics and also meet and network with other local professionals in an informal, friendly environment. To see our current events calendar please use the ‘Events’ link, as events are always popular we encourage members to sign up early. We are always happy to hear from members about events ideas they would like to see included on our Group calendar, please contact our committee members with any topics or events you would like included.

To help you keep in contact with other Group members we also run a LinkedIn group, Cambridge CIPD Group, which you are very welcome to join. We have a number of committee members in the Group: Richard De Netto (Chair), Helen Sykes, Melanie Digney, Sam Sales, Louise Jones and Jessica Sims.

If you have any queries regarding the group or the events we run our committee members can be contacted via the ‘Contact Us’ link. Finally, we are pleased to welcome you to our Group and look forward to meeting you at one of our events soon.

Kind regards

Richard De Netto
Cambridge Group Chair

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Peterborough Group

Welcome to the CIPD Peterborough Group area.

Our group consists of volunteers working as part of a committee on delivering an exciting range of events and activities throughout the year.

We are always keen to be working with local businesses and HR professionals both in Peterborough and the surrounding areas, and are always eager to have local talent share their experience and knowledge. We believe that through sharing we are able to deliver the most popular and currently talked about HR topics, and are certain that this can help you achieve personal and professional growth which will translate into becoming proactive in your role within your business.

From how our events are run, to which topics you would like us to cover, we want to ensure that we are tailoring our events to your demand as best as we can, so please get in touch via the Contact us email link below. 

For the latest information about our upcoming events please visit the events link below or join us on LinkedIn to keep up to date with our activities and connect with other professionals in the local area. 

If you have any queries regarding our group or the events we run, or if you would like to become a committee member, please get in touch via the Contact us link below or email gpeterborough@cipdbranch.co.uk

We look forward to seeing you at our events soon! 

Alina Sonina
Peterborough Group Chair 

Norfolk Group

Welcome to the CIPD Norfolk Group area.

The Norfolk CIPD Committee is made up of volunteers who are committed to supporting the local HR community, acting in their best interests as well as being an ambassador for the CIPD and our profession.

To meet this aim, as a committee we run approximately six events per year on a wide range of topic areas to meet the needs of the diverse HR community in which we operate. Previous events have included CIPD Panel Debate, Evening with Peter Cheese, How Engaged is your Workforce, Coaching for Conflict and not forgetting our Annual Conference and Exhibition and Summer Social.

In addition to these events, as a committee we also operate a successful Mentoring Programme enabling those at any stage of their HR career to be supported by an HR professional outside of their organisation, covering areas such as career development, confidence, building relationships, managing upwards, membership upgrading as well as practical HR topics such as absence management, flexible working, employee engagement and so on.

Whether you are new to HR, new to the area or have been in the profession for some time, our events offer a great opportunity to learn, develop and engage with peers in an informal and friendly environment.

Should you have any ideas for future events or wish to provide feedback on events attended, we would be happy to hear from you. Please contact us at Norfolk@cipdbranch.co.uk

Don’t forget to visit us and join in the conversation on LinkedIn – Norfolk CIPD Group or on Twitter @CIPDNorfolk.

Finally, we are pleased to welcome you to our Group and look forward to meeting you at one of our events soon.

Samantha Bron
Norfolk CIPD Chair

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