Be part of a vibrant community of like-minded professionals who use their insight and expertise to champion better work and working lives.

Access trusted resources that will give you the peace of mind that you're following good practice, and get support from the wider HR and L&D community.

Contribute to the future of the people profession and benefit from our professional principles to support dynamic decision-making.


Online Knowledge hub

Practical and inspiring resources to keep you up to date in the fast changing world of work and support those who are studying:

  • Current research, surveys and policy reports
  • Employment law updates
  • Access to 100s of online business, HR and L&D journals supplied by EBSCO
  • Time-saving email updates, including CIPD Ireland Update and In a Nutshell
  • Practical podcasts, topic summaries, factsheets and guides, and more


People Management magazine and app

The award-winning People Management magazine, app and website

'I love my People Management magazine. It's my lunchtime read where I can read about the case studies and inspiring people who are doing great things. It makes me think "Yes, I am in the right career!"'

Rebecca Watts Assoc CIPD

HR and L&D Project Manager for Health Education England

Work. and People Management magazines and apps

Thought-leadership in the real world.

Chartered Fellow also enjoy Work. the strategic quarterly journal.

'Congratulations on a first class business journal. I received it today and have read it with huge interest; extremely interesting and relevant articles. You have pitched it perfectly and it is a high quality product. More of the same please.'

CIPD Chartered Fellow member


CIPD online forum

Connect, learn and be inspired

  • Online Community forum - Socialise, discuss and learn from an interested and supportive community of professionals.
  • Take part in local CIPD regions’ activities
  • Find inspiration at CIPD conferences and events
  • Enjoy networking and shared learning with your peers


CIPD Career hub

Career support

  • CIPD Profession Map – our competency standards set out what the best in HR and L&D are doing and help you assess your professional capability and how to progress your career
  • My CPD Map - an online assessment tool to identify your strengths and areas for development
  • Use our CPD reflective questions to demonstrate your commitment to learning and staying up to date, and the impact on you and your organisation
  • CIPD career hub - an online gateway to information, tools and advice to help build key employability skills and enable you to make the most of career opportunities
  • Professionalisation - access to supports to diagnose and build the capability and professionalism of your HR and L&D team


Easy access to support when you need it

  • Professional principles and guidance on standards of professional conduct
  • Whistleblower advice line: get confidential legal advice if you witness wrongdoing in the workplace


Save money

  • Receive a 20% discount on all CIPD books and business titles from our Kogan Page bookshop
  • Receive preferential rates on CIPD products and services, conferences, training and events