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Article 50 notice duly served — but what now?

By  17 hours ago

There we have it — 278 days since the UK voted to leave the EU — Prime Minister Theresa May has sent her letter to Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, formally notifying him and his colleagues that the UK intends to leave the bloc...

What does ‘voice’ mean for the millions of UK employees who live in poverty?

By  One day ago

By Louise Woodruff – Joseph Rowntree Foundation The face of poverty in the UK has changed – the majority of people who live in poverty now live in households where at least one person is working. 3.8 million workers lived in a household...

Thinking of women’s experiences in the workforce

By  One day ago

Sam Whittaker, Director of Brand and Communications, CIPD Last Sunday was Mother’s Day in the UK. A day when families show their appreciation; and mothers, grandmothers and great grandmothers are recognised for their role in nurturing and carin...

Closing the gender pay gap: time for greater transparency

By  2 days ago

According to the 2016 Gender Pay Gap report from the World Economic Forum , it will take a staggering 170 years to close the world’s gender pay gap at current rates of progress. This reflects both the lower participation levels of women in the labour...

Let’s celebrate the people management excellence we are going to need now and for the future

By  2 days ago

After the Stormont squabbling and the Ballyhoo over Brexit and the border, there is one constant in the future world we face. The issue is can Northern Ireland build the kind of future fit workplaces we need? Can we bring more people into the workpla...

New tools to help you develop managers to support employee well-being and engagement

By  22 Mar, 2017 10:57

By Rachel Lewis and Emma Donaldson-Feilder, Affinity Health at Work A new maturity model will help organisations support managers to develop the skills and behaviours needed to enhance well-being and engagement in their teams Despite all the evidence...

Breaking the silence using conversational practice

By  17 Mar, 2017 14:36

By Elmira Bakhshalian, Research and Development Manager (Assoc CIPD) at Martin Reddington Associates. Elmira discusses conversational practice as a democratic tool that accommodates alternative voices, and can redress employee silence. Are you g...

Your questions answered

By  15 Mar, 2017 15:41

Following the CIPD London Student Conference, we asked two of our speakers, Perry Timms, PTHR CEO and Vilma Nikolaidou, Head of OD-Leadership and Culture, Tate, to answer some of your burning questions we couldn't get round to during our panel discussion...

Brexit and pay optimism

By  15 Mar, 2017 12:44

By Charles Cotton, CIPD Performance and Reward Adviser In my last blog, I looked at whether there was a relationship between whether people felt optimistic or pessimistic about the future in light of Brexit and whether they had a pay rise in 2016....

Scotland the Blog: Scottish Conference 2017 Working well to make work human in the capital

By  8 Mar, 2017 14:13

CIPD Scotland brought our annual conference to Edinburgh’s Iconic Exhibition Centre on 2 March. Building on the success of the recent student conference our team of staff and volunteers worked with the same collaborative purpose to deliver for ...