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Kevin Haslam Shares His Final Thoughts and Highlights From CIPD Festival of Work

This year’s virtual Festival of Work has been 3 days of insight, development and knowledge gained from expert commentators and keynote speakers.

Lockdown’s Affect on the Gig Economy

Below we discuss how the pandemic has impacted the gig economy. 

People Management in Healthcare

We have as a society been more than ever indebted to NHS professionals in recent months. Europe’s biggest employer has never been the easiest to manage yet the loyalty and commitment they have shown, including to three members of my family, has been remarkable.

Mental Health During a Pandemic

Mental ill health is estimated to cost UK businesses £35 billion per year and is the leading cause of sickness absence in the UK.

Putting People At The Centre of the Coronavirus Recovery

How do we, as HR professionals, put people first when we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Lesley Kaye, Associate CIPD Tutor shares her thoughts.

Diversity and Inclusion in 2020

“Diversity is a fact; inclusion is a choice.” - Michael Bach

CIPD Festival of Work, Day 1 Highlights

Acacia tutor Kevin Haslam shares his thoughts on global disruption and good work practice keynote presentations at the CIPD Festival of Work 2020.

CIPD Study and Assessment Tips for New Students

We asked our team of tutors to share their study and assessment advice for all new CIPD levels 3, 5 & 7 students.

How To Be More Deaf Aware at Work

Did you know that 12 million people in the UK have some form of hearing loss? That’s around one in six of us. Often referred to as a ‘hidden’ disability, the barriers faced by people with hearing loss are not always obvious – but they’re very real.

CIPD Competency Based Assessment Route

Already an experienced HR/L&D Professional? Want a CIPD qualification but not the workshops? Want to study flexibly? At your own pace? From home?

Our CIPD Competence Based Assessment Route might be the study solution you are looking for!