The CIPP Annual Conference and Exhibition 2017 will be taking place on 4-5 October at the prestigious Celtic Manor Resort in Wales. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Why should I attend?

  • Learn about the forthcoming changes to payroll and pensions legislation
  • Have the opportunity to hear from, and ask questions of, industry experts
  • Network with other payroll and pension professionals
  • Find out what the CIPP is working on and how you can benefit as a member – what new services can we offer and which consultations we are attending on your behalf


Annual Conference and Exhibition programme


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Keynote speaker - Sir Brendan Barber

We are pleased to announce Sir Brendan Barber will be this years Annual Conference keynote speaker.

Sir Brendan Barber has been chairman of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) since the beginning of 2014.  Most of his career was spent in the Trades Union Congress (TUC) from 1975 to the end of 2012, serving as TUC General Secretary from 2003. During his time at the TUC he served on a number of public bodies including the Council of Acas, Sport England, the UK Commission on Employment and Skills, and the Court of Directors of the Bank of England from 2003-2012.

Since leaving the TUC, as well as acting as Acas chairman, Sir Brendan has become deputy chairman of the Banking Standards Board (established in 2015), and in 2017 joined the newly established Board of BT Openreach.  He also serves on the Council of City, University of London, and the board of trustees of the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Brendan was knighted in 2013 for services to employment relations.

Booking information

Member rate: £950 + VAT* x 2 nights accommodation on the 4 and 5 October

Non-member rate: £1150 + VAT x 2 nights accommodation on the 4 and 5 October

Please note:

  • All prices and discounted prices are subject to VAT
  • Only one discount per bookings is applicable
  • *Member rate is open to associate, full and fellow levels only

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Annual excellence awards

The CIPP’s Annual Excellence Awards were established to recognise the important role that payroll, pensions and reward play in the UK economy; especially when you consider the £401 billion* paid to the government through income tax and national insurance contributions. The CIPP's awards are the longest running awards in the industry and, as such are highly sought after and competitive awards.

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2017 AWARDS NOW OPEN (closing date 11 August)

Click here for full details of this years awards and for help with nominations.

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