Welcome to CIPD Northern Ireland

With more than 3,400 members across Northern Ireland, CIPD Northern Ireland works closely with our network of members, volunteers and stakeholders to develop the profession, build our policy relevance and reach, and to establish the voice of CIPD in Northern Ireland supported by our regional branch committee.

It's a great time to be a CIPD Member in Northern Ireland with a wide array of events and campaigns delivered by both our staff team and our committed volunteers, designed to raise the profile of the HR profession and the CIPD in Northern Ireland.

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Meet the team

What we do

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Establishing a CIPD voice

We are establishing the voice of CIPD in Northern Ireland, for Northern Ireland.

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Developing networks

We are working closely with our network of members, volunteers and stakeholders to develop the profession and champion better work and working lives.

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Building partnerships

We are building partnerships with organisations to strengthen HR capability encouraging workplace development, investment in skills, and building high-performance workplaces.

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Engaging on policy

We are engaging on the policy agenda and regional specific issues to put CIPD’s vision of 'championing better work and working lives' at the heart of the HR, business and policy conversation.

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Organising events

We are organising conferences, events and networks to help individuals gain insights, engage with experts, and network with your peers, as well as continuing your professional development.

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Building a community

We are building a local community for HR and L&D Professionals in Northern Ireland to engage, share learning, experiences and expertise at all career levels.

Northern Ireland Employment Law

We are delighted to announce the launch of the CIPD Northern Ireland Employment Law webinar series. This initiative is designed to provide practical employment law information and guidance for people professionals based in Northern Ireland, directly related to Northern Ireland employment law.  
Each month we will be running a themed session delivered by a leading Northern Ireland employment lawyer with a broader employment law review session taking place each quarter.  
We will also be publishing corresponding blogs on the CIPD Northern Ireland webpage to accompany the series. The next webinar will take place on Thursday 18 June and will open soon for bookings.
If there is a particular topic you would welcome please let us know by emailing northernireland@cipd.co.uk

Webinar recording from NI Employment Law Series - 14 May 2020

This webinar covers the topic of Redundancies and Variations - Collective Consultation. Paul Gillen from Pinsent Masons addresses the current situation and address the practical considerations for people professionals, in relation to Northern Ireland employment law.

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Conferences and events

Over the coming months, we have a great variety of events and networking opportunities across the region, including our regional annual conference, annual awards, roundtable discussions, HR Leader Network events and branch events throughout the year.

18 Jun

Northern Ireland Employment Law webinar


Join us for this webinar that will cover the topic of Annual Leave - Furlough and beyond. Louise McAloon from Worthingtons Solicitors will cover the current situation and address the practical considerations for people professionals, in relation to Northern Ireland employment law.
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13 May

Northern Ireland Annual Conference

ICC Belfast

Save the date in your diary for the CIPD Northern Ireland Annual Conference 2021. Your opportunity to meet with the region’s leading people professionals and learn from a full day of fresh and engaging content.
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Resources and insights

Access CIPD research that provides insight into the labour market and working lives of those living in Northern Ireland.

Connect with your local branch

The Northern Ireland branch is run by a team of committed and engaged volunteers. THe branch runs a full and varied programme of events and activities for local CIPD members at all stages of their career and professional development. 

Please note: Due to the current coronavirus situation, we have made the decision to postpone or cancel all face to face branch events until the end of June 2020. Some branches will deliver sessions via virtual means and we ask you to check with the individual branch directly regarding their programme of events. Thank you for your support at this time.

Stay connected

You can keep in touch with CIPD Northern Ireland by following us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, and by signing up to our monthly newsletter, emailed to subscribers on the first Tuesday of every month.