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Where do you find transformational ideas?

By  16 Mar, 2018 11:50

Andy Lancaster, Head of Learning and Development Content, CIPD. Twitter: @AndyLancasterUK . In our fast-changing world, organisations cannot stand still. In the context of disruption, organisations must actively seek ways to transform and innovate to...

Making room for women under the LGBT+ umbrella

By  9 Mar, 2018 16:01

By Dr. Anna Einarsdóttir and Professor Sharon Mavin Diversity in the workplace has been an important topic for some time, and many organisations of all sizes and sectors now recognize the importance of the agenda. Whilst ...

Gender pay gap reporting – tidying up the loose ends

By  7 Mar, 2018 13:57

By Sheila Wild, founder of www.equalpayportal.co.uk and author of the CIPD guide to Gender Pay Gap Reporting With the reporting deadline fast approaching, over 1,600 organisations have so far published their gender pay gap reports.&nbs...

Why can’t we talk about race at work?

By  6 Mar, 2018 12:02

By Sarah Jurado, Head of Brand & Communications at the CIPD ‘I’m tired of talking about “let’s talk about race” … Square tables, oblong tables – we’re just having the same conversations. What is the...

Time’s running out for gender pay gap reporting

By  2 Mar, 2018 17:46

By Jill Evans, Law Content Analyst, CIPD Sex inequality at work is barely out of the headlines these days. But usually what we’re reading about is either fresh allegations of sexual harassment in one sector or another, or continuing fallout from...

Bringing people and the future of work into the core of corporate governance

By  2 Mar, 2018 10:56

The recent Financial Reporting Council (FRC) consultation on the future of the Corporate Governance Code provided an exciting opportunity for workforce issues to be positioned front and centre in the minds of senior leaders and their stakeholders. Through...

3 key steps for better decision making when using people data and analytics!

By  27 Feb, 2018 11:03

People data and analytics continues to be an evolving area for the people profession. With the availability and quantity of data both increasing there are many opportunities to use people data to generate meaningful insights about the workforce and its...

You heard it here first

By  21 Feb, 2018 14:52

Law on Tour Spring 2018 – by Cas Carrington Did you know that there are between 300,000 and 400,000 French citizens working in London? Well, if you didn’t, you do now, and it’s one of the facts I’ve been researching for our pi...

Diversity and the gender pay gap? Where are we at in Ireland

By  20 Feb, 2018 15:12

By Mary Connaughton, Director, CIPD Ireland We know most organisations operate an equality and diversity policy. This helps drive legal compliance as well as promoting a safe and inclusive working environment, enhancing organisational performance....

New streamlined system in progress for EU nationals’ status applications

By  6 Feb, 2018 16:44

By Gerwyn Davies, Senior Labour Market Analyst The CIPD joined the Home Office’s primary employer forum on post-Brexit immigration policy and obtained an early preview of a vastly streamlined process for status applications from EU nationals. F...