Welcome to our branch

We aim to promote and champion the objectives of CIPD, Championing Better Work and Working Lives, by connecting all our members with a network of support, resources and best practices. 

We provide our members, from students to Fellows, with a range of exciting generalist and specialist HR&D topics, including sharing latest research and trends. Attending our events gives you regular opportunities to boost your personal development, discover new areas of specialisation and explore new thinking, whilst networking with fellow people professionals.

We are an active branch, supported by a diverse committee with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences and invite you to get involved and look forward to seeing you at one of the branch events.

Manish Amin, Chartered MCIPD

Branch Chair

Come along to
our events

Our members rate their access to a local branch in their top three membership benefits. Come along to our branch events to discover other CIPD benefits. Explore the issues and trends impacting our profession. Network, learn and share ideas with people professionals in our area. 

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Get involved

Our Leicestershire branch is a vibrant, welcoming and enthusiastic community with over 2100 members from a diverse range of backgrounds in HR, OD and learning and development.

Whatever your professional needs and interests, we can support you. The Leicestershire branch offers a range of timely, inspiring and thought-provoking events which will help to aid continuous learning and development - these are free for members and are a great opportunity for CPD and networking.

Our events are held virtually and face-to-face, and we welcome all CIPD members along with a passion for HR, OD and learning and development.

Whatever your career stage, you can really benefit from branch membership. Please contact us for more information about how you can get involved and make a difference in the people profession.

Networking and learning

With workshops, round tables, panel discussions and expert speakers, our thought-provoking events cover everything our community needs. Network, learn and stay up to date. 


Keen to get involved, give back or raise your profile? Whatever your skills and interests, learn more about branch volunteering. 

Support for student members

Just starting out on your career? Want to meet experienced people professionals and keep up to date with all the topics you cover in your studies? We’re here for you as you study for your CIPD qualification.  

Want to get involved? Got an idea for an event? We want to hear from you!

Email us

Join one of our special interest groups

We bring together people professionals with a common interest to network, share ideas and learn from one another. Please email us if you’d like to join one of our special interest groups.

Independents and freelancers

Led by Joy Collison, Chartered FCIPD, our Independents and Freelancers group has been established since 2019 and we have experience and knowledge not limited to but including the world of generalist HR, L&D, strategic planning, employee relations, wellbeing and business psychology.

We meet monthly to discuss, explore and share knowledge across a broad range of subjects, such as mental health, redundancy and current HR challenges. We are fortunate to have a group of experts willing to facilitate sessions in their areas of expertise, and we welcome any independent Leicestershire-based people practitioners to our group.

Get in touch to find out more. And let us know your ideas for other special interest groups. 

Find other branches in our area

Ten branches across the Midlands connect as the Midlands Area Partnership. Together we serve nearly 23,000 members, delivering local branch events, learning opportunities, professional networks and special interest groups. 

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