We are leaders on the issues that affect people and work. We harness the insights and experiences of our HR community. We respond to consultations, we campaign and we influence legislation, often in partnership with other organisations. And we work alongside governments and policy-makers. 

We do it to champion better work and working lives – to drive change that benefits people, organisations, economies and societies. Here's how we go about it.

"The people profession should be at the forefront of shaping the business response to environmental, social and governance goals."

Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith, CBE, CIPD President

Our Manifesto for
Good Work

We’re calling on the UK Government to create a long-term workforce strategy centred on skilled, healthy and fair work.

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How we influence policy

Championing better work and working lives demands a global perspective and a local focus. We harness the insights of our 160,000 members around the world. We engage with governments and policy-makers to influence local decisions and legislation, mostly across the UK. And we share evidence and good practice across our international community.

Learn about how we’re keeping the spotlight on good work Learn about how we’re making our voice heard Learn about who we’re working with to drive change Meet the team responsible for sharing insights from the people profession with policy-makers.


CIPD policy success for
flexible working

Following the UK Government’s announcement to make a request for flexible working a right from day one, we celebrate the impact of our #FlexFrom1st campaign. 

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How you can work
with us

There are many ways you can share your insights, amplify the voice of our profession, and help us influence public policy for better work and working lives. 

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Explore all our views
and insights

Keep up to date with our latest news, views and policy recommendations.

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