Welcome to the Tees Valley branch area. Our branch currently has 1160 members and our vision is to offer all members support and opportunities to continue their professional development and networking opportunities.

Please let us know if you have any suggestions for improvements if you think we can help you with any aspect of your career or your continuing development.

Our aims for the branch are to:

  • offer support and development opportunities for members at every level
  • promote best practice in the profession and increase networking opportunities
  • support educational establishments and students
  • give members opportunities for CPD and support through upgrading.

We look forward to meeting or hearing from you.

Naomi Robson, Chartered MCIPD
Chair, CIPD Tees Valley Branch

Tees Valley award winners

On the evening of the 6th June at York Race course several members of the branch and a local well known business received awards for their professional and voluntary work on behalf of the membership and or the Tees Valley community

National Awards were received by Helen Whiting, Ed Duffield and Thomas McDonagh for their professional commitment and voluntary work on behalf of the branch and its members.

The National CIPD PACE awards were announced by Karen MacMillan CIPD branch development director and certificates were presented by CIPD Chief executive Peter Cheese in front of a sell out conference dinner.

Tees Valley branch awards were announced by Peter McLinn, NAP Joint Chair and presented by Naomi Robson, Tees Valley Branch Chair to Craig Hargreaves, Technical Training Manager at Sabic Chemicals on the International Teesside Wilton Chemical site in recognition of his long standing work with Tees Valley apprentices over many years and Dickinson Bond LLP in recognition for their partnership and sponsoring of branch employment law events for members of the branch for over 15yrs.

On behalf of the Tees Valley membership I would like to congratulate everyone concerned for their deserved recognition.

Naomi Robson, Chartered MCIPD
Chair, CIPD Tees Valley Branch

About us

The primary purpose of our branch is to promote and champion the objects of the CIPD Institute and to act as a channel to ensure that local CIPD members are given opportunities to network with colleagues, continue with their professional development and remain up to date with evolving HR issues.

As ever, the branch committee is working hard to continue to provide a diverse and comprehensive schedule of free and paid events for members, enabling us all to share the benefit and expertise of a range of high profile speakers and leaders in our profession. Our full events programme is available by clicking on the ‘Local branch events’ section below. This section is updated on a regular basis so please do check regularly and keep up to date with changes and additions.

We are an active branch with 1,150 members. We believe you can benefit most from your membership by being actively involved with the branch activities. This may be through attending events, contributing to our newsletters, participating in our on- line discussions or by becoming a friend of the committee. Whatever level of involvement you are able to have, we have no doubt you will find it both valuable and enjoyable.

We are very keen to ensure that our branch programme remains up to date and relevant to you. Please do keep in touch with either myself or any of the committee members via the Contact us link and let us have your comments about any past events and even better, suggestions for future events.

Contact us

Contact the team with your enquiries about local events or feedback on the future shape of branches

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CIPD Northern Area Partnership branch

Northern Area Partnership

We are also a part of a longstanding voluntary partnership of the ten northern England branches covering between them an area from the Scottish border down to Cheshire in the West and South Yorkshire in the East and providing services to around 24,000 members.

Northern Area Partnership
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