Latest from the Trust

Our latest news, updates and stories from our volunteers and mentees.

Reports and news

Read the latest news and reports from the CIPD Trust

NEWS

New funding to support women leaving prison into work

CIPD Trust, HMP Styal and the HMP Styal Employment Advisory Board secures funding from City & Guilds Foundation’s Big Ideas Fund.

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NEWS

Supporting refugees to succeed at work

We introduce our pilot programme supporting refugees in the workplace – watch our webinar to hear how you can get involved.

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NEWS

Making our mark at the CIPD Festival of Work 

Read about the CIPD Trust at Festival of Work

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REPORT

Partnership between CIPD Trust and City & Guilds launched

CIPD Trust launches partnership with City & Guilds to help refugees gain access into the workplace

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REPORT

Pilot Scheme to work with those with lived experience of the criminal justice system

CIPD Trust launches a Pilot scheme working with people with lived experience of the criminal justice system to help them adjust back into the workplace

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NEWS

Charities work with CIPD Trust to help refugees access people profession in UK

Five charities support our bursary scheme by connecting us to refugees who want to work in the people profession.

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Mind the gap – How to explain gaps in your CV

Are you worried about what employers will think about gaps in your CV? Our free webinar will help you turn an employment gap into an opportunity to demonstrate key skills, valuable experience and your readiness for the role.  

Webinars

Hear industry professionals and aspirants discuss the subjects that matter to you

WEBINAR

Mind the gap: Explaining gaps in your CV

Worried about what employers will think about gaps in your CV? Our free webinar will help you turn an employment gap into an opportunity.

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WEBINAR

Support refugees to succeed in work

How the people profession can empower refugees to succeed at work in the UK.

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WEBINAR

CIPD Trust Webinar: Tackling barriers to work: Creating inclusive workplaces

Want to hear from people professionals about how you can create an inclusive workplace and make real change happen?

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WEBINAR

CIPD Careers webinar: What I wish I’d known – HR Directors

Have ambitions of becoming a HR Director? Unpack candid reflections from our panel of HR directors and former CIPD aspiring HRD mentees

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Case studies

Hear the stories of our volunteers and mentees.

CASE STUDY

Laura Levy

Laura Levy, careers and professional development manager at Cass Business School, signed up to be an Enterprise Adviser (EA) in April 2020.

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CASE STUDY

Ray – Enterprise Adviser

Ray tells us how being an Enterprise Adviser has inspired him in his professional role at Central Bedfordshire Council to implement careers support for young people during the pandemic

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CASE STUDY

Melanie – Steps Ahead mentee, London

Read Melanie’s case study on her experience as a Steps Ahead mentee

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CASE STUDY

Olukemi – NED, Enterprise Adviser and mentor

Read Olukemi's story on Enterprise Advisor supporting the Careers Leader at a local school and mentors

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CASE STUDY

Lucy Vause – Steps Ahead mentor, South East London

Read Lucy’s case study on her experience as a Steps Ahead mentor

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CASE STUDY

Nicola Smart: Enterprise Adviser, West Sussex

Read Nicola's story on helping prepare students for the world of work

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CASE STUDY

Isobel Wynn: Steps Ahead mentee, Letchworth, Herts

Read Isobel’s story on her journey as a Steps Ahead mentee

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CASE STUDY

Simon North – Enterprise Adviser at Gillingham School, Dorset

Read Simon's story on helping prepare students for the world of work

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CASE STUDY

Kevin Gorman – Enterprise Adviser at Furness Academy and Cartmel School, Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership

Read about Kevin’s work volunteering to develop a careers strategy with schools in Cumbria

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CASE STUDY

Dorothy Tande: Steps Ahead Mentor, Kent and London

Read Dorothy’s story about her experience as a Steps Ahead Mentor on the Parent Returner Programme

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CASE STUDY

Kirsty Feltham – Steps Ahead mentee, London

Read Kirsty’s case study on her experience as a Steps Ahead mentee

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CASE STUDY

Liz Knight – Steps Ahead mentor, Bradford

Read Liz’s case study on her experience as a Steps Ahead mentor

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CASE STUDY

Luke Pit – Steps Ahead mentee, Cambridge

Read Luke’s Steps Ahead story

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CASE STUDY

Ellie Mayner – Steps Ahead mentee, Bewdley, Worcestershire

Read about Ellie’s Steps Ahead journey during the pandemic

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CASE STUDY

Shirley Browning – Steps Ahead mentee, Hull

Read Shirley’s case study on her experience as a Steps Ahead mentee

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