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Will the apprenticeship levy mean smaller businesses lose out?

It is the Government’s flagship policy to fix the UK’s skills problem, a well-intentioned “tax” on employers to raise £3...

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Apprenticeship levy: Why degree apprenticeships should be on your list

6 Mar 2017

Are you firming up plans for spending your apprenticeship funding...

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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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Empowering employees: the role of L&D in modern workplaces (webinar)

6 Jan 2017

ON DEMAND | L&D finds itself in the most significant period of change in how people learn...

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Bosses only “pay lip service” to digital learning, survey reveals

13 Dec 2016

Businesses are not ready to embrace their digital potential, with senior executives failing to train up employees to be sufficiently...

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Audience engagement: what Game of Thrones can teach L&D

15 Nov 2016

Technology means audiences have never before had such power and influence. Their opinions shape the agenda in entertainment, business and...

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World of Learning 2016: sharing means success

3 Nov 2016

Employees need to know how to surface and share knowledge. That’s the biggest learning and development challenge facing start-up companies,...

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Two-fifths of businesses in the dark about apprenticeship levy

21 Sep 2016

Two-fifths of businesses still have no understanding or have not even heard of the upcoming apprenticeship levy, a survey by...

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Learning Live 2016: Five tips for better L&D

15 Sep 2016

Earlier this month, the Learning Live conference explored how organisations can ramp up the impact of their learning and development...

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Face-to-face learning aims achieved by under one-fifth of organisations

14 Sep 2016

There is a huge gulf between what learning professionals want to achieve and how successful they are in doing so,...

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Five tips to secure top-level buy-in for learning initiatives

9 May 2016

Learning teams often meet a roadblock when it comes to securing ongoing investment in their programmes. Doug Stephen, senior vice...

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Evidence-based learning: it’s time to show what works

19 Jun 2015

For too long, learning and development (L&D) practitioners have claimed that what they do is too subjective to be measured....

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Government announces fund to help young adults with special educational needs

16 Mar 2015

Young adults with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) will benefit from a new government initiative to provide tailored support...

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Learning Technologies 2015: L&D has to “undo educational damage”

20 Feb 2015

The technology of today has completely transformed how employees access information and how they use it. But the technology of...

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The engagement thing: making staff want to learn

17 Mar 2014

There is always one person in a training room who simply doesn’t want to be there. Often there is more...

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