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Learning & development
22 May 2019
MPs have strongly criticised the government’s apprenticeship programme, in particular its focus on higher level placements and failure to meet the needs of smaller employers.
20 May 2019
A programme that seeks to introduce the know-how and vision of business leaders with charities found that the businesses experienced gained as much as the charities in terms of recruitment, skills and development.
14 May 2019
The government is to consider using “gender-neutral language” in apprenticeship standards to ensure women are not deterred from training for...
13 May 2019
Forty-three per cent of employers are upskilling existing staff to plug hard-to-fill vacancies and a similar proportion (41%) say it has become more difficult to recruit in the past year.
10 May 2019
More automation will allow employers to offer roles that require distinct “human sensibilities” and allow workers to be more creative
9 May 2019
Employees with higher levels of education, women, younger employees and people with mid-range skills are the chief beneficiaries of training at work, a new ONS study has shown.
8 May 2019
Tuesday 11 June 2019, 3:00pm BST
Open-source is a well-known concept in software development, but what lessons might learning and...
26 Apr 2019
The government is in danger of making apprenticeships unaffordable for smaller firms, with reforms urgently needed to curb the decline in apprentice numbers.
25 Apr 2019
The government must rethink its approach to lifelong learning and ensure that it educates younger people for longer working lives,...
18 Apr 2019
The low number of women in senior positions in organisations could be down to a lack of understanding of leadership...
16 Apr 2019
A business psychologist looks behind the gore and Machiavellian manoeuvres of the HBO show's main characters to, not entirely seriously, ponder their leadership qualities
9 Apr 2019
Stress-related absence has increased for two-fifths of organisations in the past year, according to new research from the CIPD and Simplyhealth.
3 Apr 2019
Furness General Hospital hit the headlines in 2013 following a number of tragic baby deaths in its maternity unit. Ashleigh...
3 Apr 2019
Chef training and working conditions need to be reformed to help restaurants retain the estimated 10% of chefs that leave...