Because an involved workforce makes the world of work better


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



Corporate Membership

Corporate membership provides organisations with a range of cost-effective services from IPA's professional team.




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. Training programmes can also be delivered remotely using WebEx, Microsoft Teams or other platforms.




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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 to your senior leadership team or to your assembled managers.


Author: Patrick Brione

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