Career development

BAME-employees

How can organisations support better progression for BAME employees?

The CIPD recently revealed that a third of black employees thought discrimination was getting in the way of their career...

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Why do female employees miss out on work-based training?

19 Oct 2017

Research published this month found that male employees are far more likely to receive training at work than women. The...

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

5 Oct 2017

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

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disruptive-work

Technology is disrupting work – but what do staff think?

30 Jun 2017

How is the world of work changing? Perhaps more importantly, how do staff perceive it to be changing? ADP president...

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lifelong-learning

Lifelong learning: Generations need to work together better for it to succeed

3 Apr 2017

If the Government wants to make a success of lifelong learning, it first must address the generation question, claims Chris...

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Industrial strategy’s skills proposals “deeply disappointing” – BEIS Committee

3 Mar 2017

The Government’s flagship industrial strategy, set out in a Green Paper in January, lacks the necessary detail and commitments required...

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bridging-gap

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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industrial-strategy

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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Avado

Online learning is a smart option for HR professionals

16 Nov 2016

PROMOTED | Training your HR and L&D team doesn’t just improve their knowledge and skills; it also makes them feel...

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a&dc

Embedding and sustaining learning – the holy grail of development

10 Nov 2016

PROMOTED | Karen West, a Principal Consultant at a&dc, explores the subject of continuing the learning process...

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Why it is crucial to create leaders at all levels

12 Sep 2016

The majority of organisations say it is crucial to have the right leadership in place for success, yet only 15%...

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The Challenge

School leavers: an untapped professional resource?

20 Jul 2016

PROMOTED | Following the new Prime Minister’s reshuffle, it was announced that new Education Secretary, Justine Greening...

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Women in leadership and five actions for HR

15 Jul 2016

The remarkable rise of women in politics shows that it is time for a different style of leadership, says Rosie...

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digital-learning

Employers must rethink digital learning to develop managers

17 Jun 2016

Digital learning may be nothing new, but companies need to rethink how they use it to develop managers’ skills and...

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