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Developing a People Analytics Strategy

By  4 Oct, 2017 15:24

By Sam Hill , Managing Consultant and Founder, Workforce Dimensions, Senior Lecturer in People Analytics at Middlesex University and member of HR Analytics Advisory Board. Sam is facilitating a workshop as part of the CIPD HR Analytics Conference and...

From annual appraisals to continuous conversations

By  4 Oct, 2017 13:25

By Martyn Dicker, Director of People & Learning, The Prince’s Trust. Martyn is speaking at the Performance Management Conference and Workshop , 13-14 December 2017, London. If you believe much of what you read, the end of appraisals are nig...

How to prepare for GDPR 2018

By  3 Oct, 2017 12:19

By Sandra Madigan, Law Content Manager HR, CIPD As you work through your organisation assessments in readiness for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), take stock and consider the Data Protection Bill , which came out this month . The Bill aims...

‘If you’re not prepared to walk away you have no power whatsoever’

By  28 Sep, 2017 16:27

By Sarah Jurado, Head of Brand and Communications, CIPD Negotiating a life, a deal, fair pay, a conversation about race at the board table – successful outcomes rely on five key things: relationships, commonality, behaviour, being non-judgemental...

The exaggerated tale of post-Brexit labour and skills shortages

By  28 Sep, 2017 12:09

By Gerwyn Davies, Labour Market Adviser, CIPD Having spent three periods studying and working in mainland Europe and having voted remain, it should come as no surprise to hear I was disappointed with the EU referendum result. However, despite my own ...

All things being equal…

By  27 Sep, 2017 14:00

Autumn Law on Tour - by Cas Carrington Our employment law helpline has been red hot for the past few weeks with clients seeking advice on all manner of employment law matters, but one query has been an absolute stand out. “Help! How do we explain...

Uber and the impact on employment in London

By  26 Sep, 2017 10:22

By Ian Brinkley, Chief Economist, CIPD The recent decision to revoke the licence of Uber in London by TfL has attracted both supporters and detractors, some influenced by wider questions and concerns about employment in the gig economy. The TfL deci...

Knowing the law and getting it right

By  22 Sep, 2017 11:23

By Sandra Madigan, Law Content Manager HR, CIPD Following the introduction of the employment tribunal fee system in July 2013, claims dropped dramatically, by over 70 per cent. The Supreme Court’s recent ruling that the requirement to pay a fee...

Ups and downs of ‘gig economy’ work

By  21 Sep, 2017 13:37

Louisa Baczor, Research Adviser The ‘gig economy’ has been a hot topic of debate, particularly following the Taylor Review ’s call to improve the quality of work for those in atypical employment. The CIPD’s research found that...

Join the Big Conversation: Families, Parents and the Workplace

By  21 Sep, 2017 11:20

The CIPD Manchester branch is inviting HR professionals, researchers and other interested organisations to contribute to a public policy ‘ hackathon ’, which is a joint problem-solving activity, on a range of issues relating to ‘families...