Tag Archive: cipd

Jun 27 2016

A podcast for L&D practitioners about developing their line managers

Tweet In this 17 minute podcast from the CIPD (June 2016) the host interviews Dr Mark Cole, Head of L&D at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation, Catherine Noel, L&D Manager at Cannon and Jennifer Wrigley, L&D Manager at Discovery Networks International about how they are tackling the development of their line managers to ensure their engagement and ongoing …

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Oct 06 2014

Employees struggle to manage work and caring duties

work-life balance

Tweet Employees are struggling to balance their work responsibilities and caring responsibilities outside of work, according to the latest CIPD/Simplyhealth Absence Management survey. More than one in three employers report that absence levels have increased because their staff are struggling to cope with their caring responsibilities outside of work. The survey also shows that just …

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Sep 26 2014

Volunteering as a part of your L&D strategy


Tweet       A new framework has been launched to help employers link volunteering with learning and development strategies within their organisation. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) framework aims to get more employees volunteering, help reduce youth unemployment and at the same time improve employee’s learning and professional development. The report, …

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Jul 31 2014

Employers look to help young people into work

CIPD Youth Employment Map

Tweet A recent report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development shows that employers are trying out a range of initiatives to help get young people into work. The report, Employers: Learning to Work with young people, reveals that: 4 in 10 employers now offer work experience opportunities and over a third (37%) have …

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May 12 2014

5 ways for SMEs to keep their values at the heart of the business

Number 5

Tweet To mark its forthcoming HR in SMEs conference, the CIPD has produced 5 tips on how SMEs can ensure they retain their culture, values and purpose over time. The institute says that in the coming months SMEs are likely to be employing more people than larger organisations and with that comes the challenge of …

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May 06 2014

CIPD publishes its annual learning survey

CIPD learning survey 2014

Tweet Last week the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development released the findings of its CIPD/ Cornerstone OnDemand Learning and Development report 2014. Now in its fourth year, the report shows that organisations are more interested than ever in showing a return on investment from their L&D activities (rising from 26% to 48%). And the …

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Apr 29 2014

Want to be a trusted leader? Try being more personable

Time for the truth

Tweet Research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the University of Bath shows that the most powerful attributes of a trustworthy leader are being personable and straight-talking. Leaders should also reveal their personal side from time to time to become more trustworthy. According to the research, there are four main characteristics of …

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Feb 04 2014

CIPD announces programme for Learning and Development Show

Tweet The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development has announced the programme for its forthcoming Learning and Development Show. The event, formerly known as HRD, takes place at London’s Olympia on 30 April – 1 May, and will focus on developing talent pipelines fit for the future, as well as developing leaders capable of driving …

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Jan 06 2014

Time to tackle the causes of poor productivity, says the CIPD

Tweet Employment growth looks set to rise steadily again this year. It might even exceed expectations, as it has done the last two years. The Office for Budget Responsibility revised its forecasts of increases in employment and falls in unemployment upwards recently, but even those new figures could be conservative, according to Mark Beatson, chief …

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Dec 09 2013

Yawning gap in home use and work use of social media

Tweet A survey of more than 2,000 employees carried out by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development has revealed that 76% of employees use social media in their personal lives whilst just 26% use it for work. But of those who do use it for work, 47% already see real benefits for their organisations, …

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