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CIPD Retirement age

Almost half of over 55s believe they will work past retirement age, but three quarters of employees don’t think employers are doing enough to support older workers   Older workers (55+) in the UK are bracing themselves to continue working until they are 70 years old, according to new research by the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development. In a survey of more than 1,600 UK employees,

CIPD People Management Awards

The CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, has today launched the CIPD People Management Awards 2017, one of the most highly anticipated events in the HR and L&D calendar. Delivered in partnership with People Management magazine, the awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements in people management and learning and development.   The awards are made up of 19 individual, team and specialist categories, as well as an

CIPD Fatcat Wednesday

Responding to the High Pay Centre release on ‘Fat Cat Wednesday’, Ben Willmott, Head of Public Policy at the CIPD said: “There is still a shocking disconnect between the pay for those at the top and the rest of the workforce at too many FTSE companies, despite efforts to rein in executive pay in recent years. “The situation is likely to get worse before it gets better as higher inflation

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CIPD/Adecco Group Labour Market Outlook report highlights challenges facing organisations and finds that employers don’t want and aren’t ready for a hard Brexit New research shows that, while employment growth looks set to continue in the UK, there are signs that this growth is beginning to slow and that real wages are likely to fall during 2017 for many employees. Concerns are also emerging over the implications of Brexit for

Government needs to do more to create and promote high-quality vocational pathways into work

Research suggests that, for too many jobs, the cost of university outweighs the economic benefits, and that the prevailing rhetoric on the need to get more and more young people into university needs to change.   Successive governments’ preoccupation over the last 30 or more years with getting more and more young people through university is no longer justified given the employment outcomes for many graduates and the associated costs

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Responding to reports that the Government will force companies to list how many foreign workers they employ, Peter Cheese, Chief Executive of the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, said:   “The Home Secretary’s suggestion that businesses should reveal how many foreign workers they employ is divisive and risks demonising companies with migrants in their workforce. At a time of increasing tension and uncertainty around migrant labour,

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The winners of the 2016 CIPD People Management Awards were announced last night at a glittering awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel, hosted by actor and comedian Stephen Mangan.   Delivered by the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, in partnership with People Management magazine, the awards are the most prestigious in the industry, celebrating outstanding achievement in people management and learning development, and the valuable

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_ Business leaders urged to invest in skills now to future-proof their businesses as evidence from employers shows some migrant workers may already be considering leaving the UK   The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has resulted in a softening in employers’ hiring intentions, according to the latest CIPD/Adecco Group UK & Ireland Labour Market Outlook. This unique data is based on UK employer sentiment in the two

Muslims

_ Commenting on the Women and Equalities Select Committee report on employment opportunities for Muslims in the UK Ben Willmott, Head of Public Policy for the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development said:   “We welcome the recommendations of the report, specifically regarding the roll-out of ‘name-blind’ recruitment processes. While there are no quick solutions to delivering success in progressing diversity and inclusion, and certainly no silver bullets

TUC CIPD

_ Responding to the TUC’s research on sexual harassment at work, Rachel Suff, Employment Relations Adviser at the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development comments:   “Given that sex discrimination legislation has been a firm part of employment law in this country for several decades, it’s disappointing and worrying to see so many women saying they have experienced sexual harassment at work. The Equality Act 2010 outlaws