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By Karen Ver, Digital Projects Manager, CIPD
I was interested to find out about mindfulness. Some of us at work started an informal mindfulness drop-in session twice a week and I started going along to them...
3 Feb, 2017 11:18
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The CIPD's Scottish Student Conference held on 18 February at Strathclyde University Technology and Innovation Centre, focused on some big themes. Peter Cheese rallied us all with a focus on coping in complex and probably “too” interesting...
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By Amy Humphreys, Social Media Executive, CIPD
International Women’s Day (IWD) is fast approaching with only one week to go. IWD, which is on 8 March every year, is a global celebration of women’s social, economic, cultural and political ...
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By Jill Miller, CIPD Policy Adviser, Diversity and Inclusion
We know people are living longer but new research published by Imperial College London and the World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts the extent of the change by 2030. For me their forward...
6 days ago
If you are starting your career in HR and you can juggle the list below then the profession will get better over time – due to you…
• Get really honest feedback from the business you work in, so you can see what needs to be done. Nothing...
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The CIPD People Management Awards have launched for 2017 and are now open for entries! The most prestigious Awards in the HR/L&D profession have recognised some incredible initiatives over the past two decades. Now in its 21st year, it’s yo...
20 Feb, 2017 12:07
In what many are describing as a ‘ post-truth ’ world, where experts are less trusted and we are all bombarded with information and limitless opinions via social media, developing our careers as professionals takes on a wider importance. Ca...
17 Feb, 2017 18:45
The CIPD has just submitted its response to the Government’s Green Paper and consultation Work, health and disability: improving lives . The Green Paper has far reaching proposals for how employers support people’s health as well as how it...
13 Feb, 2017 13:49
On Tuesday February 7 CIPD Scotland delivered a business breakfast on Diversity and Inclusion in Scotland’s capital and financial hub Edinburgh. Working with City HR and Oracle Corporation we were guests of Standard Life. As one of Scotland lea...
7 Feb, 2017 11:37
By Paddy Smith, Senior Public Affairs Officer, CIPD
So - the process of implementing the result of last June’s referendum on membership of the European Union is now underway.
The first week of February saw the European Union (Notification of ...
6 Feb, 2017 11:09
If you’re thinking of calling in sick today, some statistics suggest you may not be alone. In 2011, 1 February was earmarked as national sickie day by business support company ELAS who saw an upsurge in people calling in sick on that day. Since...
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