Episode Episode 5
Season 1

Peter Cheese, CEO of the CIPD – “We can be the change that we want to see”

“Well, this is what our purpose is, is to create better work for all and give people more opportunity.” That’s good for business. It’s certainly good for society, and it’s good for our economies at large.

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Peter Cheese, CEO of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development the organisation that represents more than 150,000 HR professionals around the world gives a profound, candid, wide-ranging and optimistic interview. Subjects and themes covered include:

How HR as been centre-stage during the Pandemic and how the profession has really “stepped-up” to meet this challenge;

The new paradigms of work and how flexible/home working is allowing individuals previously excluded from the workforce an opportunity to take part;

HR now has the confidence to place itself at the heart of business as the pandemic was after all a ‘human crisis’

How the CIPD is confronting toxic workplace cultures and championing diversity and inclusivity following the Me Too and BLM movements;

The importance of community to organisations and why it’s positive to have a workforce that is representative of their customer base;

How all of the changes to how, why and where we work is a huge opportunity for the future of the HR profession.

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