Career development

Few businesses find tech investment improves learning outcomes

The growing use of AI in learning and development has not resulted in significant improvements in people's productivity and work quality according to new research.

Tesco boss: Apprenticeship levy is too inflexible

29 Mar 2019

The CEO of the UK’s largest retailer has slammed the apprenticeship levy for being too inflexible and “open to abuse”.

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Business leaders’ top concern is moving to a hybrid AI-human workforce

21 Mar 2019

Two-thirds of business leaders fear that their organisation could become irrelevant if they fail to move to a “hybrid” workforce....

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Do we need to get ‘soft’ on training?

19 Feb 2019

Digital upskilling has been a focus for many employers as they try to keep pace with developments in technology. But...

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Part-time parents missing out on promotion

4 Feb 2019

Parents who work part time are penalised with just a 21% chance of being promoted within three years.

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More than nine in 10 want more flexibility on apprenticeship spending

10 Jan 2019

Nine out of 10 (92%) employers want more flexibility in how they can spend their apprenticeship levy allowance, with some...

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Employees rate learning and development over salary

2 Jan 2019

Workers place more value on learning and development than on salary, with 80% wanting to keep learning and challenging themselves...

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Vintage year for Mitchells & Butlers L&D Team at Personnel Today Awards

21 Nov 2018

Pub and restaurant giant Mitchells & Butlers won Learning & Development Team of the Year at tonight’s 2018 Personnel Today...

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McLaren Personnel Today Awards 2018 Learning and Development

McLaren Group takes chequered flag for Excellence in Learning and Development Award

21 Nov 2018

McLaren’s online learning platform put the engineering and motorsport company in pole position for the Excellence in Learning and Development...

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Ethnicity pay gap reporting could become mandatory

11 Oct 2018

Employers may be required to publish their ethnicity pay gap under plans to improve career progression for ethnic minority groups....

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Half of UK workers have wrong skills for their job

3 Oct 2018

Around half of the UK workforce could be in the wrong job based on their skills level, according to the...

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Top 10 things that people want from work

28 Sep 2018

Working hours has emerged as one of the most important factors people consider when thinking about a new job or...

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Skills development: it’s time to revamp learning culture

3 Aug 2018

With PwC recently predicting that artificial intelligence will replace seven million jobs by 2037, employees need to learn new skills...

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Women’s career development is as big a problem as the gender pay gap

30 Jul 2018

It’s not the pay differential that really gets under the skin of female employees, it’s the persistent feeling that men...

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Development opportunities need manager buy-in to succeed

20 Jul 2018

HR practices that aim to develop employees’ skills for current or future roles will only be successful with the support...

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