• 200+ member organisations

  • More than 40% of the FTSE 100 within our network

  • 300+ hours of learning delivered each year

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CRF membership builds capability & enhances effectiveness through:

Attendance at each event in the UK and across Europe including the annual international conference convening 400+ senior HR leaders.

Opportunity to connect with other members to form new relationships and share good practice.

Develop the experience, knowledge and capabilities of your HR team by broadening their skills, experiences and knowledge.

Engage our independent expert advisory panel to ensure you receive practical solutions in a timely manner.

Regular member surveys and webinar programme enabling global team access to our content in an online environment built for exchange and discussion.

Unlimited access through the CRF website to the full catalogue of research reports, articles, models, video interviews, webinars and tools.

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  • I continue to be impressed by the way Corporate Research Forum links the best of leading academic input to the real organisation and people issues faced by business in today’s uncertain environment. Added to that they are always a pleasure to work with.

    Amy C. Edmondson

    Professor of Leadership and Management, Harvard Business School, Novartis

  • CRF is peerless in the field of HR thought leadership, bringing together the best of academic thinking and real world application. This creates a stimulating – often provocative – but always constructive environment in which to share ideas and learn. Nobody does it better.

    Dan Simpson

    Head of Talent & Regional Lead, People & Leadership Europe, Siemens

  • As an HR Director there are never enough hours in the day. CRF really helps by providing information about latest thinking and innovative practice succinctly, and in ways that can easily be translated into helping solve our organisational challenges.

    Valerie Hughes-D’Aeth

    Group HR Director, BBC

  • CRF seems to get it consistently right about what the key topics are, that we as HR professionals are wrestling with. In my opinion, their research papers are highly relevant and valuable and the conferences attract people at the highest level in HR. Their European arm is also proving to be a useful networking forum for like-minded individuals.

    Jennifer Monon

    Senior HR Director, ING

  • I find CRF to be one of the top organisations in providing networking, competency knowledge and thought leadership. Whether I am making connections at a networking event, hearing insights from seasoned professionals at a panel session, or sharing my own thoughts at a roundtable discussion, CRF is an instrumental partner and valuable resource.

    JJ Thakkar

    HR Director – Strategic Marketing, Rolls-Royce

  • CRF’s events have been key to my CPD as an HR practitioner since more than 10 years ago. They’ve been excellent at attracting world-renowned academics and practitioners from IMD, Harvard and other global organisations. The senior HR network they’ve established is stronger than what I’ve experienced with the CEB or CIPD.

    Danielle Lee

    Culture Programme Lead, Global Finance,, HSBC Bank Plc

  • Corporate Research Forum provides a great way to meet with senior HR colleagues from other businesses around relevant topics in an informal and time effective way.

    Mark Wells

    Group HR Director, Experian

  • “Attending CRF events means that my team and I gain credible insights from both academic and commercial perspectives, which enable us to keep up with the dramatically changing landscape in which we operate. Even more, we benefit from the excellent networking opportunities with like-minded, enthusiastic people.”

    Rachael Edwards

    HR Director – Passenger Cars, Mercedes-Benz UK

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Richard Hargreaves

To learn more about how membership or partnership of CRF can benefit you and your organisation please contact Richard Hargreaves.

+44 (0) 20 3457 2640