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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’

What do a quarter of employers do to improve boardroom diversity? Nothing

@CIPD and @OmniRMS call for employers to be more strategic with their recruitment and selection processes   A quarter of employers (24%) make no effort to attract and recruit more diverse candidates for top-level jobs, a new report from the CIPD and Omni finds.  

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

CIPD and EHRC launch new guide to help organisations support employees experiencing domestic abuse

Following a surge in calls from individuals to domestic abuse helplines during lockdown, the @CIPD and @EHRC are publishing new guidance for employers, setting out how to recognise and support staff experiencing domestic abuse.

Two thirds of employers report home workers more or as productive as when in the workplace, but cite need to support their mental health

@CIPD research also highlights risks of two-tier workforce, as gap set to grow between home workers and other employees who have to go to work and have little flexibility.

The CIPD calls on employers to provide training for managers so they can support individuals through the pandemic and beyond

One in five (21%) employers are failing to offer proactive support to workers on issues of drugs and alcohol misuse, according to newly published research from the @CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development. 

Redundancy activity jumps as private sector pay expectations remain low, new research from the CIPD and the Adecco Group shows

New research from @CIPD and @AdeccoGroup finds the UK job prospects remain weak, with one in three (33%) organisations expecting to cut jobs in the third quarter of 2020  Survey of more than 2,000 employers points to a ‘challenging autumn’ for pay and jobs

Short-term COVID-19 related pay cuts for some FTSE 100 CEOs fail to address excessive bonus culture

Annual @CIPD & @HighPayCentre report finds #FTSE100 CEOs paid average of almost 120 times the median earnings of full time workers in the UK and calls for RemCo reform  36 FTSE 100 companies have announced cuts to executive pay in response to the COVID-19 crisis and economic downturn, but this doesn’t signal a sea change for reining in excessive incentives, new research from the CIPD and the High Pay Centre finds.   

Two in three businesses have no clear employee training plans

#FutureofWork - New @CIPD & @Accenture research shows firms must accelerate the move to digital learning experiences as the workplace goes #virtual   Only one in three (29%) organisations claim to have clear learning and development (L&D) plans for their employees, according to a new report, Learning and Skills at Work 2020, from the CIPD and Accenture. 

Work making our wellbeing worse – even before COVID-19 crisis started

Work has made our wellbeing worse over the last two years, according to new research from the CIPD. A survey of more than 6,000 workers found the number of people saying work has a positive impact on their mental health has fallen from 44 per cent to 35 per cent.

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