A PESTLE analysis studies the key external factors (Political, Economic, Sociological, Technological, Legal and Environmental) that influence an organisation. It can be used in a range of different scenarios, and can guide people professionals and senior managers in strategic decision-making.
What is a PESTLE analysis and how does it work?
Blank PESTLE template PDFBlank PESTLE template PDF
Completed PESTLE example PDFCompleted PESTLE example PDF
This factsheet was last updated by Michelle Battista: Learning Community and Content Curator, CIPD
Michelle oversees the CIPD learning communities and the curation and presentation of learning to support professional development. Her primary focusses are the core areas of the CIPD Profession Map and Management Development.
Learn about the SWOT framework, the process of a SWOT analysis, and its advantages and disadvantages
Explores the purpose and evolution of job design, its role in creating good work, and assessing job quality.
Explores what organisation development is and how it's carried out in today’s organisations.
Episode 195: At the crest of change, explore how business leaders and people professionals should prepare their organisations to maximise the opportunities presented by ChatGPT and artificial intelligence technologies
Understand what we mean by skills in the workplace, UK skill levels and the government’s skills policy.
Introduces data protection law in the UK, covering the obligations of employers and individual rights to accessing information.
Guidance on the role of the UK civil courts in hearing employment cases