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The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has been branded "unfair" after it emerged that chief executive Jackie Orme received a bonu More...23 September 2009 15:57
An HR manager who won £1,000 to spend on training has learned how to coach and supervise others so his skills can be shared with his colleagues. Andy Symonds, who works for crisp manufacturer Golden Wonder, won the prize at the Chartered Institute of More...13 August 2009 10:20
Just 5% of employees recognise HR as being fundamental to business survival, a survey has revealed. Research conducted by the European Leadership Programme (ELP) also found more than a quarter of employees felt HR expertise was the least important sk More...10 August 2009 15:39
The CIPD and conciliation service Acas have urged the government to help address what they dub the UK's people management skills deficit.
Both organisations believe the government could be doing more to communicate to employers the business case for More...11 June 2009 15:58
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's HR profession map has completely restructured how HR will develop and train its members and, by extension, how it measures success as an HR practitioner. The map covers not only what an HR More...27 May 2009 10:50
HR directors are queuing up to admit there are more "bad" people in the profession than good, and that they limit the power of the function.
David Smith, former people director at supermarket giant Asda, last week claimed too many 'HR baddies' were More...22 May 2009 09:39
It is a shame that Personnel Today concluded the reception for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s new HR profession map has been lukewarm (‘CIPD professional standards map gets lukewarm reception from HR’, Personnel Today , 28 Apr More...08 May 2009 14:20
Further signs of an eventual economic upturnhave been revealed, after a survey of employers found they expected staff hours to increase this year as more orders came in, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). A po More...28 April 2009 10:19
HR news and analysis including:
what the biggest parts of Alistair Darling's 2009 Budget mean for HR;
the rejection of the local pay deal and its impact on councils; and
the new CIPD benchmarks are met with a lukewarm welcome from the prof More...24 April 2009 15:39
The CIPD's new professional standards map has received a lukewarm reception from the HR community.
The 'HR profession map' is designed to help professionals become equipped with the relevant skills needed for future growth, as well as setting More...24 April 2009 12:34
The CIPD has warned the government against focusing on job creation ahead of skills and training in tomorrow's Budget. John Philpott, chief economist at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, said that although many top university gr More...21 April 2009 17:11
The CIPD has unveiled an 'HR Profession Map' which will replace the institute's professional standards structure ahead of the launch of new qualifications next year. The map is designed to help professionals become equipped with the relev More...21 April 2009 14:44
HR news and analysis including:
angry CIPD staff have attacked CEO Jackie Orme's handling of redundancies
employer representative bodies announce wish lists for next week’s Budget
and research finds thousands of companies are failing to f More...17 April 2009 15:27
A little more than a year has passed since Jackie Orme took over at the helm of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). We want Personnel Today readers to tell us what difference, if any, you think she has made in that time. On More...17 April 2009 10:12
Furious CIPD staff have hit out at chief executive Jackie Orme over the timing and handling of the redundancies announced at the start of April.
Employees affected by the job cuts contacted Personnel Today to express their ang More...16 April 2009 15:49
The CIPD has rubbished research that claims employees have less trust in their HR departments out of all business functions. A survey of more than 5,000 employees by leadership consultancy Endaba found almost a quarter (24.8%) did not trust More...07 April 2009 15:28
A CIPD employee has hit out at the institute's decision to axe 41 jobs , claiming the body was not facing major financial difficulties. Staff at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development had just one day's notice to be present for th More...06 April 2009 08:56
The CIPD has axed 41 jobs as the recession hits right at the heart of the HR profession, Personnel Today can exclusively reveal. The Chartered Institute of Personnel Development told affected staff this morning about the redundancies, which amount More...02 April 2009 15:37
The former vice-president of talent at oil giant BP will begin a new post at the CIPD today, overseeing the future of the HR profession. Stephanie Bird has replaced Mike Watts, former professional development director, in the new role of director of More...01 April 2009 09:28
The CIPD has said it would not contact HR managers working in construction firms named by the Information Commissioner's Office for unlawfully buying personal data on 'undesirable workers'.
The Information Commissioner found that 40 construction fi More...09 March 2009 08:05