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.


Author: Amin Zaman


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.




Download the IPA's research publications, keep up to date with our research or become a research partner.


Author: Amin Zaman

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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Latest News

  • What does good work mean for the self-employed?

    Imogen Farhan of IPSE writes about the rise of self-employment and a need to focus on what good work looks like for the self-employed as well as for employees. Previewing the IPA report for IPSE on the subject due out in July, she points out that the self-employed care about far more than money, and other areas, such as developing skills and good client relationships are key to self-employed workers' satisfaction. She also highlights some of the poor client behaviours that need tackling. Read more

  • News in Brief June 2018

    A summary of this month's employment news. Read more

  • Employee Experience Vs. Engagement, Are These Really the 3 Things You Should Start Thinking About Now?

    In this article, IPA Training and Development Director Derek Luckhurst responds to the popular article by Sturt & Nordstrom about the debate over the difference between employee engagement vs employee experience. In contrast to Sturt & Norstrom's contention that employee engagement is a completely top-down phenomenon, Derek draws on his years of experience supporting employee engagement to argue how it can be a broader and more effective concept than others might think. Read more

  • Why unions help with big change

    Sir Brendan Barber, Acas Chair, sets out the compelling case for employers to work together in partnership with trade unions, to help support and guide the workforce through major change programmes and achieve successful outcomes for both management and workforce, to help adapt workplaces to a fast changing world. Read more