Businesses are out of step with employee expectations on agile working, according to a joint report by the CIPD and the Agile Future Forum. Surveying HR leaders and employees, the report HR: Getting smart about agile working found that over… Read More ›
Employers use flexibility as multi-generational tool
Flexible working is the most common initiative to support the extension of working life according to a report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The Institute said the multi-generational workforce will create “positive tension leading to innovation”… Read More ›
Return of the job for life?
Job turnover fell more than two fifths between 1998 and 2012, prompting the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) to question whether the ‘job for life’ could return. In the CIPD’s paper on job turnover, which is part of… Read More ›
Employment confidence ‘highest since 2008 recession’
Employers expect jobs growth but will need to be flexible to attract top talent, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The summer 2013 CIPD/Success Factors Labour Market Outlook, published today, said that employers expect jobs growth for… Read More ›
Zero hours: lazy management or mutually beneficial?
Are there really benefits to zero hours contracts for both employers and employees, asks Heather Greig-Smith, or is it a case of poor planning? Zero hours contracts can play a positive role in creating flexibility, says CIPD chief executive Peter… Read More ›
One million zero hours contracts in the UK
Zero hours contracts are far more widespread than official statistics suggest, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development has said today. The CIPD estimates there could be one million such contracts in the UK – so-called because they do not… Read More ›
Part-time men are changing employment patterns
The increasing number of men working part-time has helped diversify employment relationships. Greater variation in working patterns is one of the ‘Megatrends’ identified by the UK’s Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) in a report published last week. As… Read More ›
‘Client expectations need to change around flexibility’
Employers must deal with the knock on effects of flexible working and manage client expectations if they are to successfully implement flexibility in their workforces, according to a report. The report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)… Read More ›