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How will employment law change post-Brexit?

By  5 days ago

By Jill Evans, Law Content Analyst While the political maelstrom continues to surround Brexit, practical aspects, such as how organisations will operate after the UK leaves the EU, don’t grab the headlines often enough. It’s still unclear...

Who said the law was fair?

By  6 days ago

Where has the summer gone? It’s less than two weeks before the start of the Autumn Law on Tour, which is actually very exciting for me and my co-tutor John Fenton as we gear up for our three week journey around the UK. All the documents have be...

Why we still need evidence for inclusion and diversity

By  11 Sep, 2018 11:35

The business and moral case for diversity has long been made. With a widespread belief that diversity and inclusion is good for business, and is simply the right thing to do, why do we need to continue to investigate the evidence on diversity and inc...

Everyone is talking about the future of work

By  10 Sep, 2018 13:35

When my local barber told me 'next time you get your hair cut you could be swiping your debit card on a machine, which will proceed to cut your hair with the option of holiday conversations or silent snipping.' I think “yes, I can see t...

People Analytics and the Profession: HR leader event Belfast 6th September

By  7 Sep, 2018 12:11

This week CIPD Scotland and Northern Ireland gathered practitioners in Northern Ireland to discuss the challenge and opportunity of people analytics. CIPD’s Head of Research and lead on human capital Ed Houghton, Jonathan Ferrar ex VP of People...

Fair Work? Fair Enough. But what can and should people leaders in Scotland do?

By  31 Aug, 2018 11:36

This week CIPD Scotland, in partnership with RBS, hosted the first Scottish Senior Employee Relations Network event. This network will share insight and good practice, and discuss and debate the changing employment picture to better inform and advise...

Does sleep-in time count for the NMW?

By  29 Aug, 2018 11:54

By Jill Evans, Law Content Analyst, CIPD Court cases decided in employers’ favour can sometimes leave organisations feeling no better off. The Court of Appeal recently had to decide, in Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake , whether care assistants...

Your opinion on an automatic enrolment retirement savings scheme for Ireland!

By  23 Aug, 2018 14:30

There is no doubt that Ireland urgently needs to put in place a system to start to tackle the pensions time bomb that we face. Financing pension spending will fall to a diminishing share of the population as the ratio of people of working age to ever...

Scotland the Blog: Analytics, Hidden Figures and getting hard numbers on fair work

By  17 Aug, 2018 14:26

CIPD Scotland hosted an HRD event on people analytics in Glasgow this week. A panel discussion brought together Ed Houghton, Acting Head of Research and Thought Leadership at the CIPD; John Stewart, HR Director at SSE, and Peter Cheese, CEO of the CI...

The sun has got its hat on – what’s not to like?

By  13 Aug, 2018 17:01

Well, quite a lot it appears! Especially if you’d like our green and pleasant land to be at least a bit green-ish, and you’d rather be basking in delicious warmth rather than feeling you’ve been roasted on a spit over hot coals. Despite...