Ahead of the COP26 Climate Summit, IPA has produced, in partnership with FES, a report exploring the UK’s journey towards preparing the workforce for net zero. Read more
Dr Duncan Brown, a member of the IPA's Executive Committee, writes about the need for a focus on better pay and reward strategies as part of our rebuilding post-COVID. As he argues, a return to 'normal' pay policies as they were before the pandemic is not acceptable and we must seize this opportunity to build a fairer, more consistent and more compassionate future. Read more
This CIPD guidebook, written by IPA, provides managers and staff representatives with advice on setting up staff networks for women, BAME, LGBT+. Read more
The COVID -19 crisis has led to major, unprecedented changes in UK working practice. Many of them might be temporary, but some may prove to be long lasting. Read more
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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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.
IPA's Derek Luckhurst looks at recent evidence around satisfaction at work, and asks what it is that makes us enjoy our work and what are the barriers for those who don't? Looking through the impact of inequality, the rise of self-employment at the recent great resignation, he is clear that employers need to pay more attention to providing satisfaction at work if they want to hold onto their workforce. Read more
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
Katherine Bassey, former Head of Staff Engagement and Innovation for UNISON, discusses the revival of trade union membership and the value that peer-to-peer learning and support can provide to trade union managers and leaders in how to grow and develop. Read more
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