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Under-25s earn less for doing the same work, argues charity

Workers aged under 25 are missing out on up to nearly £6,300 per year because they’re not entitled to the...

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Hunt announces 25% more nurse training posts

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a 25% increase in nurse training places as well as a package of measures...

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Why it pays for companies to invest their apprenticeship levy funding in managers

HR and learning professionals may not agree with the questionable management practices on The Apprentice, but when considering where to...

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L&D needs to stop creating and start curating

Ben Betts examines the role of L&D professionals and argues that is more efficient to curate what already exists than...

CBRE's Anna Haines collects her 2016 Rising Star trophy. This category is now known as Emerging HR Leader of the Year.

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Emerging HR Leader of the Year

Personnel Today Awards’ rising star category features four women who have rapidly gained the trust and admiration of colleagues for...

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Personnel Today Awards 2017: Youth Employment Initiative

In our continuing series of articles profiling those who have successfully made the shortlist for this year’s Personnel Today Awards,...

Degree-level apprenticeships have grown by around 50%, according to the ISEVOISIN/PHANIE/REX/Shutterstock

Growth in apprenticeships outstripping graduate roles

Roles open to apprentices have grown by almost a fifth, vastly outstripping growth in graduate jobs.
According to the Institute...

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Eight in 10 ethnic minority leaders do not trust their organisations

Eight out of 10 (82%) ethnic minority leaders do not trust the organisations they work for, believing there is institutional...

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Women on maternity leave denied training opportunities

One quarter (24%) of women on maternity leave are not offered the same training opportunities as their colleagues, according to...

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Almost half of HR professionals unaware of new GCSE grading system

Almost half of HR professionals are not aware of the new GCSE grading system, according to a poll by the...

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Personnel Today Awards 2017: L&D Team of the Year

In the second of our shortlist profiles for this year’s Personnel Today Awards, we look at the work of the...

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Take part in learning and development priorities survey

XpertHR is carrying out research into organisations’ priorities for learning and development in the year ahead and how their investment...

Employers could do more to attract labour from diverse talent pools in order to tackle skills shortages

Upskill and diversify: Strategies for overcoming recruitment challenges

In the second of a series of articles looking at how organisations can tackle growing recruitment challenges, Claire McCartney from...

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