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The IPA aims to raise awareness and good practice of employee voice and engagement



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The IPA offers a range of training and consultancy services for managers and employee representatives, to improve engagement, productivity and set up effective employee voice structures.




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Making the case for engagement

IPA can help you build the case for engagement inside your organisation, with our assembled evidence and a personal speech from our Director Nita Clarke OBE to your senior leadership team.


Author: Patrick Brione

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Latest News

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  • Hybrid Working – A Prelude to Conflict?

    I was training a group of representatives a couple of weeks ago and, as it often does, the return to office working was highlighted. Read more

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  • Employee relations after the pandemic

    Mike Emmott, former Employee Relations Adviser at CIPD, shares his thoughts on how employment relations has been shaped by the experience of the pandemic. Despite the obvious struggles and pain the pandemic has brought for millions, he observes signs of a more positive long-term impact on employment relations, as the lessons of the past 12 months may lead to more freedom, more influence and more rights for the workforce in future. Read more