CIPD releases Work Manifesto ahead of general election

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CIPD releases Work Manifesto ahead of general election CIPD has released their work manifesto which urges politicians in the next government to improve the economy and prosperity of the UK. – Its Manifesto for Work, released ahead of the general election on 8 June, calls for: A pilot of revised Individual Learning Accounts, designed to… Continue reading


UK risks low-value, low-skills economy post-Brexit


UK risks low-value, low-skills economy post-Brexit The CIPD has called on the government to make additional skills funding for workplaces a priority as the UK risks becoming a low-value, low-skills economy after Brexit, according to research. From ‘inadequate’ to ‘outstanding’: making the UK’s skills system world class found that England and Northern Ireland together rank in… Continue reading


New ONS stats: CIPD claims fall in real wage growth highlights cracks in buoyant labour market

__     New statistics released on today’s ONS Labour Market Statistics show that a record number of people are in employment, however as highlighted by CIPD’s labour market advisor Gerwyn Davies, the results can be misleading in highlighting the economic strength of the UK.     In Mr Davies interview with HR news he… Continue reading


Economic transformation is the biggest driver of change in organisations

__     Research by CIPD and Workday has found a number of trends changing the HR profession for the future. Unsurprisingly they found that economic factors including globalisation and Brexit are the biggest drivers of change, predicting this to hinder achievement over the next three years. Over one fifth of senior HR leaders feel… Continue reading