We’ve been championing better work and working lives for over 100 years. We want to see good work within inclusive and responsible businesses, making our economies and societies stronger. But we can’t do it alone. If you share our ambition to shape a future of work that’s better for everyone, please join us – whether you’re a people professional, a people manager, an employer or a policy maker, we have plenty of opportunities for you to get involved. Network and learn with like-minded professionals at one of our events, give your time and expertise to help make work better for everyone, and showcase your impact in the world of work by entering one of our prestigious awards.

Routes to membership

How to become
a member

Whether you’re just starting out, building your career, or working at the highest level, there’s a route to membership to suit you.

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Management Awards

The CIPD People Management Awards are the benchmark of excellence in the HR and People Development professions. Every year we see exceptional entries that showcase the outstanding difference the people profession is making to work and working lives.

2024 entries are now open! Enter by Thursday 21 March to save with the early bird offer.

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Learn more about our work

Our work

The partner, standard and voice for the people profession

Our annual report

Growing our reach, growing our impact


Read all the latest updates about our work to lead and support the people profession to champion better work and working lives

Working with us

Our success relies on the expertise and commitment of a wide range of staff, volunteers and associates

More about us

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.

Our purpose and impact