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Future Talent, Technology and Innovation and an inspiring non-standard approach

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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...

#BeBoldForChange

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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 ...

Will 80 be the new 70 and 90 the new 80?

By  4 days ago

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...

How can HR be better?

By  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...

It’s your time to shine!

By  6 days ago

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...

The role of professionalism and principles in a post-truth world

By  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...

Work, health and disability: how can we bridge the gap?

By  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...

Scotland the Blog: Why Diversity and Inclusion contribute to Working Well in Scotland

By  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...

There’s a lot of talk about this Article 50 – so what is it?

By  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 ...

It’s national sickie day

By  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...