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

  • News in Brief September 2018

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

  • Personal appraisal success depends on frequent feedback and good standard setting

    In this article Professor Stephen Wood of the University of Leicester discusses his latest research into appraisal of employees. He demonstrates that regular feedback and a set of clearly defined standards go a long way towards improving the quality of employee appraisals. He discusses the importance of a sense of due process and making sure that the appraisal process is seen as fair by all concerned. Read more

  • Labour offers a radical vision for corporate governance

    IPA's Patrick Brione discusses two radical policy proposals put forward by the Labour Party at their annual conference this month that, taken together, could transform corporate governance in the UK. The first would mandate employers to appoint employee directors to make up a third of all boards, while the second would require firms to transfer 10% of their shares to employees over a 10 year period. Read more

  • Gareth Southgate – A Leader Who Fulfils the Four Pillars of Employee Engagement

    Reflecting on England's performance at the recent World Cup, Derek Luckhurst examines claims of Gareth Southgate's leadership qualities. By considering to what extent Southgate embodies the four pillars of employee engagement, Derek sets out how his career can offer useful lessons for managers and leaders in other organisations. Read more