As we learn to live with COVID-19 in our midst, the CIPD continues to share some of the relevant resources collated during and after the pandemic to support your business and workforce.  

Guides

Designed for practitioners, our guides provide recommendations and advice on how to apply good practice in the workplace.

2 Guides about Covid-19
Guides
Working with long COVID: Guidance for people professionals
Guide for people professionals to provide support to those with long COVID
Guides
Working with long COVID: Guide for managers to support employees with long COVID
Advice for people managers on supporting team members with long COVID

Reports

Research and analysis by experts from CIPD and partner organisations

5 Reports about Covid-19
Reports
Working with long COVID
Research evidence to inform support
Reports
Impact of COVID-19 on the L&D profession
Our report reveals the lessons learnt by L&D professionals as they adapted their practices in response to the pandemic
Reports
Digital learning in a post-COVID-19 economy
This literature review explores how digital learning can support upskilling and reskilling for the post-pandemic recovery
Reports
People Profession Survey: 2020 global results
This report, produced in partnership with the WFPMA, SHRM and AHRI, provides valuable international insights into the state of the profession
Reports
Megatrends: Working from home – what’s driving the rise in remote working?
This report examines the key drivers behind the rise in homeworking and the factors that hold back wider implementation

Thought leadership

Insight and foresight from our experts in people and the world of work

19 Thought leadership about Covid-19
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Has COVID-19 changed responsible business forever?
Will the leadership lessons learnt help with new challenges?
Thought leadership
Leadership through COVID-19: How has the pandemic changed leadership for the future?
A recap of senior leaders’ responses to the pandemic in 2020 prompts thinking about the leadership challenges in 2021
Thought leadership
COVID-19 has reduced investment in skills and learning but also prompted organisations to be more future focused
Lizzie Crowley examines the results from CIPD’s Learning and Skills at Work Survey 2021, and discusses how the world of work will change after the pandemic
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COVID-19: How well have organisations looked after people's health and wellbeing
Rachel Suff discusses the CIPD's Health and wellbeing at work survey, in partnership with Simplyhealth. The article reflects on why wellbeing should be a key element for boardroom agendas, the impact COVID-19 has had on employees' mental health, and the need for more support for line managers to do their jobs effectively
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CIPD to create new guidance on key role of HR in responsible investment in technology
In this article, Ben Willmott talks about the CIPD's new project with the Institute for the Future of Work and the Carnegie Trust, which will explore how organisations can help ensure that the adoption of new technology has positive outcomes for both job quality and businesses
Thought leadership
Stepping up support for working parents in this latest lockdown period
Claire McCartney’s blog discusses how employers can support working parents, especially during the latest lockdown
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Responsible business through crisis
Seven months since lockdown, what have we learnt about responsible business, leadership and trust?
Thought leadership
Managing the challenge of workforce presenteeism in the COVID-19 crisis
Guest contributors Christian van Stolk and Michael Whitmore from RAND Europe consider the issue of presenteeism in the workplace and how it has changed since the beginning of the pandemic
Thought leadership
Organisations need to work with their carers to give them the support they need, now more than ever...
Claire McCartney explores the challenges working carers face and what employers, and government, can do to support them in the workplace
Thought leadership
How can we build good work beyond COVID-19?
Rachel Suff considers CIPD's latest Good Work Index report and highlights the need for employers to improve how they manage and support the wellbeing of their staff
Thought leadership
Coronavirus and the workforce: Working from home in the 'new normal'
This thought piece explores the pros and cons of using digital technologies to work from home during COVID-19
Thought leadership
Coronavirus and the workforce: Learning in a COVID world
This thought piece explains why learning and development is more important than ever as organisations navigate the global pandemic
Thought leadership
What lessons can COVID-19 teach us about organisational change?
This article argues that the current crisis has presented people professionals with a host of opportunities for long-term change which should be capitalised on now
Thought leadership
Coronavirus and the workforce: leading through a crisis
How to build organisational resilience during and beyond COVID-19
Thought leadership
Coronavirus and the workforce: low pay does not equal low value
The coronavirus pandemic makes it clearer than ever that the roles we need most as a society are not necessarily the ones we value. This must change.
Thought leadership
COVID-19 pandemic means employers urgently need to boost mental health support
Rachel Suff outlines CIPD’s latest report on health and wellbeing at work and how we can support employees, especially during the pandemic
Thought leadership
Upskilling and reskilling now to prepare for the post-pandemic economy
Lizzie Crowley discusses the importance of training and development of employees during the pandemic, and what the Government can be doing to support organisations through online courses
Thought leadership
Reward in the time of COVID-19
Charles Cotton looks at the impact coronavirus is having, and potentially could have, on the way employees are rewarded by their employers
Thought leadership
Coronavirus and the workforce: how can we limit redundancies?
Dr Madeleine Petzer advises on ten actions to take to try to avoid job losses

Podcasts

Listen to episodes from our podcast series on a range of topical workplace, HR and L&D issues.

1 Podcasts about Covid-19
Podcasts
CIPD Middle East Podcast 1: UAE labour law implications of COVID 19
Samantha Ellaby, Senior Associate at Clyde & Co, answers questions about UAE labour law during the pandemic

Webinars

Webinar recordings providing expert guidance

9 Webinars about Covid-19
Webinars
'Living with COVID-19' strategy: advice for employers
Watch our webinar to hear our panel of experts discuss how to take a reasonable approach to these changes while still prioritising employee health and safety
Webinars
Understanding the impact of long COVID
Watch our webinar and learn more about the impact of long COVID, how you can best support employees grappling with the condition and managing a return to work after a long absence
Webinars
Supporting the mental wellbeing of frontline workers
Watch our webinar to explore how you can best support your frontline and key workers’ mental wellbeing now and beyond the pandemic
Webinars
In it for the long haul: supporting employee health and wellbeing
Watch our webinar for expert advice on how you can provide ongoing support for the health and wellbeing of your employees, including those living with long COVID
Webinars
Diversity and inclusion through COVID-19
Watch our webinar panelists discussing how to ensure D&I remains on the agenda during times of crisis
Webinars
People and law: Employer’s obligation in light of COVID-19
Watch our webinar on the employer’s obligation in light of COVID-19
Webinars
L&D in an uncertain future
Watch a video and download the slides from our webinar discussing how COVID-19 is influencing learning and development
Webinars
Leading through crisis
Watch our webinar on leading through crisis with Rupert McNeil, UK Government Chief People Officer, in conversation with Peter Cheese, CEO, CIPD
Webinars
Health and wellbeing
Watch our webinar on health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic

Bitesize research

Your regular overview of current research, inspiring insights and cutting-edge ideas in bitesize

11 Bitesize research about Covid-19
Bitesize research
Job security and mental health during COVID: an unequal picture for women
Research suggests furlough schemes protected men’s mental health better than women’s
For Members
Bitesize research
What have we learned from the rapid shift to homeworking?
Despite many challenges, the pandemic has helped organisations become more flexible and robust
For Members
Bitesize research
How will COVID-19 change the world of work
Exploring how people practices might change post-pandemic
For Members
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COVID-19 and the self-employed
The experiences, challenges and future expectations of the self-employed
For Members
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How to win on culture and values during COVID-19
Analysing employee-written reviews on corporate culture and values
For Members
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Five steps to effectively leading virtual teams
Keeping teams productive whilst working remotely
For Members
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How could COVID-19 impact how we manage change?
Organisational change in a (post) pandemic world
For Members
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Compassionate redundancy during COVID-19
Getting redundancies right
For Members
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The impact of new tech during COVID-19
Exploring the impact of tech for UK employees during coronavirus
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Reward in the time of COVID-19
The impact of COVID-19 on employers and employees has been wide ranging. These authors explored the role of compensation and benefits during pandemics, highlighting how effective reward strategies and measures can protect both workers and organisations.
For Members
Bitesize research
Coping with loneliness and isolation during COVID-19
The psychological impact of quarantine
For Members

Policy engagement

Our calls for action.

1 Policy engagement about Covid-19
Policy engagement
Post-pandemic economic growth: Levelling up- local and regional structures and the delivery of economic growth
Read the CIPD's submission to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee

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