HR Resources

What are our HR resources?

Wide-ranging information to help you in your work and study. Choose from survey reports, factsheets, policy reports, guides, research reports, podcasts, practical tools, employment law FAQs, legal timetables and more. Find resources by HR topic


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Membership will equip you with the resources and connections to develop your HR knowledge and progress your career. Plus, you have the opportunity to gain further recognition in the workplace through a professional level of membership.

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Our factsheets provide introductory guidance on a wide range of HR issues. They include links to other resources and further reading lists, and many include the CIPD viewpoint.

Recent factsheets

Listen to our podcasts

Listen to exclusive interviews with top speakers in the comfort of your front room or at your office, on a train, or wherever you want.

Latest podcasts

Survey reports

Survey reports provide current data and analysis on topical HR issues as well as general people management and development themes.

Latest Survey reports

Policy reports

Policy reports highlight our most recent positions and research in relation to evolving policy developments across the employment and people management landscape, and offer guidance to employers.

Latest Policy reports

Research reports

Research reports offer in-depth analysis and commentary on current management and development issues, often with case studies to help formulate and influence strategy and practice within your organisation.

Latest Research reports


Guides offer practical advice for employers and information for policy makers on key issues in people management and development.

Recent guides

Other resources

  • HR inform

    HR inform

    HR-inform is a practical, easy-to-use online HR resource which will save you time, money and reduce risk by ensuring you are legally compliant and following good practice.

  • CIPD books

    Books and DVDs

    Students can save 20% off our business and management textbooks, and our essential range of training Toolkits and DVDs will help bring your learning to life.

  • CIPD Training Directory

    Training directory

    The best training choice you can make. Choosing HR Training Courses from the CIPD allows you to unlock the power of your most vital asset - your people.

  • CIPD confrences and exhibitions

    Conferences and exhibitions

    Each year thousands of delegates and visitors attend a CIPD conference and or exhibition in search of the latest HR industry updates and developments.

  • People Management

    People Management

    People Management magazine, the only other place for daily human resources news, employment law updates, and features and comment on personnel issues. Find HR jobs. Search more than 16,000 HR articles.

  • community and blogs

    News and blogs

    National and international HR news and comment.