Blogging about the issues that matter to HR and L&D
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
7 Mar, 2017 14:09
Taking bold action to speed up gender equality is the theme for International Women’s Day 2017. This is yet another wake-up call to employers about the lack of gender balance that still exists in UK workplaces. We all know it’s a problem,...
7 Mar, 2017 13:29
International Women’s Day is always a great opportunity for us all to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It’s also a day for our community to take stock of the progress we’ve made so far to...
7 Mar, 2017 08:24
Charles Cotton, CIPD Performance and Reward adviser
Despite economic growth in 2016, only slightly more employees got a wage increase in 2016 (53%) than did in 2015 (51%), according to the CIPD’s latest Employee Outlook focus on pay and pensions...
6 Mar, 2017 14:33
This year marks the 10th annual National Apprenticeship Week! NAW 2017 brings together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships over the last decade and seeks to encourage even more people to choo...
3 Mar, 2017 12:12
Angela Bell, The Pensions Regulator
Every three years certain members of staff must be put back into an automatic enrolment pension scheme. This is called ‘re-enrolment’ An employer’s duties will vary depending on whether they have...
3 Mar, 2017 09:12
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today published its new quality standard, ‘Healthy workplaces: improving employee mental and physical health and wellbeing. ’ The CIPD served on the NICE steering group that...
1 Mar, 2017 11:13
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” intere...
28 Feb, 2017 14:24
By Cas Carrington“And the winner is….La La Land!” Well, as it turned out, it wasn’t, but after huge confusion and embarrassment all round, justice prevailed, and the rightful winner was named and handed the Oscar. Phew! When ...
28 Feb, 2017 14:23
By Jill Miller, Policy Adviser, Diversity and Inclusion
In February 2016 Baroness McGregor-Smith was asked by Government to undertake a review of the issues faced by businesses in developing black and minority ethnic talent. Past research has reveale...
27 Feb, 2017 08:58
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 ...
Subscribe to the CIPD Newsletter