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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...
17 Mar, 2017 14:36
Profession for the Future
5 days ago
...And that’s exactly how I felt after hearing Peter Cheese speak at the recent CIPD Northern Area Partnership conference in York (9 & 10th June 2017).
Peter Cheese was the keynote speaker at the second day of this event, which was taking...
6 days ago
Is that a question asked in your organisation when someone is consistently working late? Or is being seen to work late a sign of commitment? Alternatively, is working late recognised as not ideal, but nothing gets done about it as it’s ‘unfortunately...
13 Jun, 2017 14:24
By Jonny Gifford, Organisational Behaviour Adviser
Couples have had the right to shared parental leave for two years now. We can start to see some impact, with a decline in traditional patterns of employment and parenting, more fathers working less...
12 Jun, 2017 09:22
It’s unlikely that any organisation in the UK will know exactly how many carers it has in its workforce. Some people don’t see themselves as carers despite having caring responsibilities, some people won’t want their employer to know...
7 Jun, 2017 15:52
By Katherine Chapman, Director, Living Wage Foundation.Since the snap election was announced there has been much talk about minimum wages and living wages. It is great to see such a focus on low pay ─ at a time when over half of people in poverty are...
7 Jun, 2017 14:08
By Sarah Koppen CPD and Careers Lead
First and foremost, remember that even though it is a requirement of CIPD membership, CPD is an investment that you make in yourself. Why do CPD? Maintaining your CPD is essential in order to stay up to date with...
7 Jun, 2017 12:40
The political and economic events – including Brexit, national elections and terrorist attacks - currently taking place on a domestic and global scale pose a challenging environment for organisations and individuals. Even if someone is not dire...
6 Jun, 2017 10:56
By Sheila Wild, founder of www.equalpayportal.co.uk and author of the CIPD guide to Gender Pay Gap Reporting With only a handful of employers having yet published their gender pay gap figures, is it possible to draw any conclusions about how gender pa...
2 Jun, 2017 10:31
By Nina Mehta-Vania, Talent Management Consultant at Saba Software
Is there any hotter topic than employee engagement in today’s HR blogosphere? It’s a trending topic for good reason: satisfied, engaged employees are more likel...
25 May, 2017 15:13
This week, Andy Briggs, the Government’s Business Champion for Older Workers, called on UK employers to commit to his previously announced target of one million more older workers into the labour market by 2022. Briggs has called on UK businesses...
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