Articles from CIPD

Tesco is the first employer to achieve CIPD People Development Partner status

CIPD launches new industry-recognised status for HR and L&D teams that go ‘above and beyond’

"People and Machines: From Hype to Reality" #AI and automation will see job opportunities grow #FutureofEmployment

Keeping staff in the dark about pay feeds perception of unfairness

Only half of permanent employees (51%) think they are paid fairly and even fewer (34%) think that everyone in their organisation is paid fairly, a new report from the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, reveals.  

The UK jobs machine continues to deliver despite #Brexit uncertainty

UK employers continue to shrug off Brexit uncertainty with new hires Brexit uncertainty has yet to take its toll on employers’ hiring expectations, with both public and private sector employers expecting staff numbers to increase in the final quarter of 2019. 

CEO pay falls but it would still take 117 years for a worker to earn a CEO’s annual salary, fuelling questions over fairness, performance and governance

An annual assessment of FTSE 100 pay packages, released today, shows that median pay for chief executives fell by 13% between 2017 and 2018. However, the average (median) CEO salary of £3.46 million a year is still more than 117 times that of the average (median) UK full-time worker earning £29,574.

New task force launched to set out the #skills needed for the #FutureofWork

Students might still rest their hopes of landing their dream job on the #ALevelResults they receive today (15 Aug), but qualifications are only part of the story for employers.    Employers are placing more emphasis on essential skills, like teamwork, presenting and problem-solving, but these are often difficult to assess at the recruitment and selection stage.  In response, leading organisations from the education and employment sectors have come together for the first time to agree a universal framework for essential skills:

Sharp increase in non-EU workers helps ease recruitment difficulties for skilled jobs

New CIPD and the Adecco Group research shows a brightening picture on pay but tightening labour market poses problems for employers

Work in the UK is no less secure than it was 20 years ago #FutureofWork

The CIPD calls on the Government to focus on improving job quality for those working ‘9 to 5’, as well as enhancing rights for those in the atypical #GigEconomy Employment insecurity affects many people but, overall, work in the UK is as secure as it was 20 years ago, with limited evidence of growing casualisation, new research from the CIPD finds. 

Apprenticeship #levy has failed to increase investment in workplace training and needs urgent reform

New research underlines case for a more #flexible training levy The Government made an empty promise when it said the apprenticeship levy would boost the amount of money employers spend on workplace training, a new report from the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, finds.

Skills and labour shortages are forcing employers to rethink their recruitment practices

Employment growth set to continue but pay intentions remain subdued for most workers apart from new hires and key staff, new research suggests.

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