Skills

Award winning Co-op team keep on buzzing!

For the Co-op Membership team, one award simply isn’t enough! This recognised and high performing call centre team are reaching for the stars with the Buzz resilience training they have completed. Head of Customer Services, Claire Carroll, strongly believes that training her teams how to become more resilient to every day stressors will help them […]

Teesside training experts offers exceptional tools for the HR trade

Press release uploaded by on 25 May 2016

Teesside business performance experts, Prismatic Thinking, have accredited their first independent practitioner several months earlier than anticipated. Ann Barkas of Ann Barkas Consulting, in Consett in County Durham, has become the first independent level one ‘Prismatic Type’ practitioner. Prismatic Type is a unique personality type assessment that Stockton-based Prismatic Thinking have themselves developed and tested […]

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More engineering jobs despite slowdown and costs

Press release uploaded by on 7 April 2016

Nearly half of Midlands manufacturing and engineering firms expect to take on extra staff this year, despite a slowdown in growth, increased employment costs and a continuing skills shortage. But they warn that the combined factors of sluggish manufacturing growth, downturns in international demand, additional cost burdens of the apprentice levy and National Living Wage, […]

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UK falling behind in numeracy – younger workers feeling isolated by lack of basic skills

Press release uploaded by on 5 April 2016

UK employees are less competent in basic literacy and numeracy skills than their European counterparts, pan-European research of more than 11,000 employees by ADP reveals. 11.6% of UK workers feel that they need more training in numeracy, while 14.3% would like to develop their written communication skills – falling behind the European average (8.8% and […]

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A game changer for small to medium sized businesses

Press release uploaded by on 6 January 2016

Luxury Academy London today launch a monthly subscription service for small to medium sized businesses to receive regular on-site training for all of their staff from £27 per staff member per month. Called The Training Partnership, subscribers can access all of Luxury Academy’s core training, plus any bespoke programmes designed specifically for the company for […]

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Train your brain to cope with the stresses of Christmas

Do you get flustered by Christmas decisions of what to buy, who to see and where to celebrate? How about preparing your Christmas dinner so the turkey’s ready on time? If so, you’re not alone. To help, international assessment specialist cut-e has created a fun, Christmas-themed logical reasoning game that identifies your ability to cope […]

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How To Socially Enforce Better Business Travel

Press release uploaded by on 17 November 2015

Travel is an inevitable and necessary part of many people’s roles. For all businesses the need to meet clients, customers, suppliers etc. face to face will involve travelling to see them at some point in time. The health and management experts at ExtraVitality have come up with solutions for reducing the impact of business travel. […]

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Do you have the typical British professional life?

Press release uploaded by on 9 November 2015

The average professional life is made up of six jobs, nine pay rises, three big bust-ups with colleagues, and one office romance according to a new study from AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians). AAT looked at the experiences people have in the working world and found out that: British people have on average six different […]

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Employers and Minister of State for Disabled People opening doors for disabled job seekers

Press release uploaded by on 27 October 2015

Social enterprise de Poel Community attended a key event in Swindon last Friday, whereby 100 job seekers and 70 local employers were in attendance, with the Minister of State for Disabled People, Justin Tomlinson, proudly promoting the Disability Confident message. Hosted by the Minister for Disabled People at the STEAM Museum, the event took the […]

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New service offers individual support for workers looking for a fresh challenge

Press release uploaded by on 15 October 2015

Tailored advice and support on getting a new job is being offered to workers across the West Midlands under a vital new service launched by recruitment firm eResponse. The recruitment and training provider is offering a variety of job-hunting services through its eResponse Office team to help candidates looking for a new role or even […]

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