The Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) is a professional association specialising in the management of people for the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
Here at Hilary Rose Personnel we work within the CIPD standards of professional conduct and as such exercise relevant competence in accordance with the Institute’s professional standards and qualifications
Standards of Professional Conduct
CIPD members provide specialist professional knowledge, advice support and management competence in the management and development of people. In all circumstances they:
- Must endeavour to enhance the standing and good name of the profession; adherence; to this code of professional conduct is an essential aspect of this.
- Must seek continually to improve their performance and update and refresh their skills and knowledge.
- Must within their own or any client organisation and in whatever capacity they are working, must seek to achieve the fullest possible development of people for present and future organisational needs and encourage self-development by individuals.
- Must within their own or client organisation and in whatever capacity they are working, seek to adopt in the most appropriate way, the most appropriate people management processes and structures to enable the organisation to best achieve its present and future objectives.
- Must promote and themselves maintain fair and reasonable standards in the treatment of people who are operating within scope of their influence.
- Must promote and themselves seek to exercise employment practices that remove unfair discrimination including but not limited to gender, age, race, religion, disability and background.
- Must respect legitimate needs and requirements for confidentiality.
- Must use due diligence and exercise high standards of timeliness, appropriateness and accuracy in the information and advice they provide to employers and employees.
- Must seek recognise the limitations of their own knowledge and ability and will must not undertake activity for which they are not yet appropriately prepared or, where applicable qualified.
In the public interest and in the pursuit of its objects, the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development is committed to the highest possible standards of professional conduct and competency.
To this end, members:
- Are required to exercise integrity, honesty, diligence and appropriate behaviour in all their business, professional and related personal activities.
- Must act within the law and must not encourage, assist or act in collusion with employers, employees or others who may be engaged in unlawful conduct.
Any member whether or not a member, may complain to the Institute that a member has been guilty of conduct which is not in accordance with the provisions of this code and/or where that conduct appears likely to bring discredit to the Institute or the profession. Such conduct will be considered under the terms of the disciplinary procedure.