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Kronos CEO Aron Ain: “Management is not a spectator sport”

He’s one of the highest rated CEO’s on Glassdoor and engagement scores have shot up at his company. What can...

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Is the coaching industry ripe for digital disruption?

17 Feb 2017

We have seen a host of industries from food delivery to cab driving disrupted by digital developments. Coaching is not...

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Employers can now register for online apprenticeship service

15 Feb 2017

The Government’s online apprenticeship service has now launched, meaning employers eligible to pay the upcoming apprenticeship levy can register their...

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Data will drive learning as artificial intelligence grows

15 Feb 2017

Learning professionals will need to design ever more personalised content as artificial intelligence grows in prominence, according to strategy expert...

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Four key actions to tackle a gender pay gap

14 Feb 2017

New rules on gender pay gap reporting simply compel employers to publish details of their pay gap on an annual...

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Don’t get left behind: transform your business with degree apprenticeships

13 Feb 2017

The government announcing its plans to invest significantly in higher apprenticeships, following the Leitch Review of Skills in 2006, may...

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One-third of eligible employers not aware of apprenticeship levy

13 Feb 2017

With just two months to go, one-third of UK employers who are eligible to pay the apprenticeship levy are not...

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Private companies should be subject to corporate governance rules

12 Feb 2017

Large private businesses, including the likes of John Lewis, Arcadia and Virgin Atlantic, should have to follow the same corporate...

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Apprenticeship levy: are smaller businesses ready?

6 Feb 2017

Smaller businesses could be underestimating the impact of the apprenticeship levy on their organisation, according to new XpertHR Benchmarking research...

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Top 10 HR questions January 2017: Apprenticeship funding model

2 Feb 2017

From April 2017, employers with a paybill of more than £3 million will be required to pay the apprenticeship levy....

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Gig economy will grow, say half of HR leaders

2 Feb 2017

Nearly 40% of companies hire staff on a temporary or project basis, and “gig economy” working is set to grow,...

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Apprenticeship levy and targets risk being poor value for money

31 Jan 2017

Most of the money raised by the apprenticeship levy will be spent elsewhere, according to analysis published today by the...

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Seven facts about employment law in China

27 Jan 2017

What is the Chinese statutory public holiday entitlement for employees? Do employers have to pay a premium for working during...

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Careers advice and lifelong learning feature in Government’s industrial strategy

24 Jan 2017

The Government yesterday outlined its plans to bolster Britain’s productivity through a new industrial strategy.
In a green paper, Prime...

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UK managers lack some of most desired leadership skills, research finds

24 Jan 2017

UK managers are ill equipped to lead and get the best from their people, according to surveys from the CIPD...

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