The CIPD Good Work Index is an annual benchmark of job quality in the UK. Each year, we survey more than 5,000 workers across different sectors and occupations about key aspects of their work and employment and offer insights to drive improvement in working lives.
Job quality is affected by a range of factors, including employment legislation, labour market conditions, HR practices, the quality of people management and by workers themselves. The CIPD believes that policymakers, employers and people professionals all have a role to play in ensuring that work is both productive for the organisation and good for employees.
This year’s report tracks the fallout of COVID-19’s impact on job quality and reveals that work-life balance, health and wellbeing, job security and the rising cost of living are key issues. Our evidence suggests that there is still work to be done to support career development and improve line manager capability to improve staff retention. But also shows that the ‘great resignation’ or ‘great rethink’ has been somewhat overstated.
You can use the insights from this report to help inform policy and practice, and protect job quality and job quantity.
Download our 2022 reports and appendices below