Wherever you are in your working life, you'll find us...

Making skills development at work, work.

Skills development is key to the performance of an organisation, as well as helping to drive social mobility. We support people professionals to develop the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in a changing world of work. Keeping up to date with the latest trends and insights helps you to remain effective in your role.

Making flexible working work.

We believe that flexible working should be the norm, not the exception. We’re supporting employers to provide flexible working opportunities for all, improving access to employment and progression among disadvantaged groups.

Making work–life balance work.

We work with employers to build healthier, more engaged and more productive workplaces. This includes support to promote and establish a healthy work–life balance and raising awareness of the business benefits of worker wellbeing.

Making technology at work, work.

Technology is changing the way we work. We’re supporting the people profession through research and insight into the latest and emerging trends in workplace technology, the impact on workers and the implications for employers. 

We’re the professional body for HR, L&D, OD and all people professionals – experts in people, work and change.

We help organisations thrive by focusing on their people, supporting our economies and societies.

With over 160,000 members globally – and a growing community using our research, insights and learning – we give trusted advice and offer independent thought leadership. And we’re a leading voice in the call for good work that creates value for everyone.

our purpose

Championing better work and working lives for more than 100 years


Supporting our 160,000 members to help organisations thrive by focusing on their people.


Sharing our insights to shape work that’s good for people, businesses and economies.


Leading the call to help our profession build inclusive, responsible and sustainable organisations.

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