United Kingdom

United Kingdom CIPD

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

Address : 151, The Broadway, London SW19 1JQ
Phone number : +44 (0) 20 8612 6200
Fax number : +44 (0) 20 8612 6201
Website : http://www.cipd.co.uk
Email address : eapmsecretary@cipd.co.uk

Other information


Gill Rider


Peter Cheese
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8612 6200
Fax: +44 (0) 20 8612 6201
E-mail: y.desbruslais@cipd.co.uk

Vice President, International:

Hugh Mitchell

Deputy Chief Executive:

Susannah Clements
E-mail: s.clements@cipd.co.uk

Date Association Founded:


National Employers’ Association:

Confederation of British Industry.
Tel: +44 20 7379 7400, Website: www.cbi.org.uk

National Unions’ Association:

Trades Union Congress.
Tel: +44 20 7636 4030, Website: www.tuc.org.uk

Government Employment Office:

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
Tel: +44 20 7215 5000
Website: www.bis.gov.uk

Total Number Of Members:


Membership Categories:

Individual and company

Number of Regional Branches:

48 – Ireland is part of the integrated CIPD

Name of Joint Ventures or Subsidiary Companies:

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Entreprises Ltd (CIPDEL). Provides commercial services to CIPD members and non-members

Recognition of other External Qualifications:

Contact: CIPD’s Quality Assurance department, Tel: +44 (0) 20 8612 6200

Title of Primary Publication and Frequency of Issue:

People Management – 12 issues per year.
Tel: +44 (0)20 8950 9117
Website: www.peoplemanagement.co.uk
Paid advertising: Yes
Language: English

Details of Professional Education Schemes:

CIPD qualifications are available at Advanced, Intermediate and Foundation levels and you can study awards, certificates and diplomas at each level. Most CIPD qualifications provide the underpinning knowledge towards CIPD professional membership (Associate, Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow.

Other Activities:

Monthly magazine; library and information services; legal advisory services; books, training courses, conferences and exhibitions, guides and surveys; local networking; specialised forums; consultancy services; research reports; international connections including International Forum, European publications and regular exchange meetings with other European countries; policy development; membership and continuing professional development.

Annual National Conference Dates:

Annual Conference, 6-8 November 2012, Manchester
Annual exchange meeting with Central and Eastern Europe, Nordic Area, France, Spain and Italy

Major events:

Performance Management Conference
11-12 October 2012, London
Social Media in HR Conference
3 December 2012, London
HRD Conference and Exhibition
24-25 April 2013, London

Training courses:

CIPD’s short course portfolio is constantly evolving to meet the needs of today’s personnel and training professionals. Over 400 events held annually. Tel: + (44) 020 8612 6202

Consultancy group services:

Consulting Solutions from CIPD Enterprises provide specialist HR and development expertise. Tel: + (44) 020 8612 6206

Professional qualifications:

The CIPD’s respected and valuable qualifications are available via flexible learning as well as traditional part-time and full-time routes. Tel: + (44) 020 8 612 6208

Membership progression:

You can achieve professional membership either by studying for a CIPD qualification or by applying for Experience Assessment. Tel: + (44) 020 8612 6208

Continuing professional development:

The Institute encourages all members to plan their learning and keep a record of their CPD activities as an integral part of their professional life. Tel: + (44) 020 8 612 6208

Legal advisory service:

A free legal advisory service is available to members.


CIPD branches across the UK and Ireland are run by locally elected honorary officers and provide local networking and CPD opportunities. Tel: + (44) 020 8 612 6704

International Connections:

Member of the European and world personnel and training federations. Links with other associations across the world. Exchange meetings with European and USA counterparts. Tel: + (44) 020 8612 6200

Books, reports and training packages:

The CIPD publishes books and reports covering the whole range of training, personnel and development issues. Tel: +44 (0) 20 8612 6200

Library and Information Services:

Access to the largest and most comprehensive collection of personnel, training and development reference material in Europe.
Tel: + (44) 020 8612 6210

Research reports:

Research projects on trends and new ideas in people management and development, from short surveys to lengthy case studies.
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8612 6200