Coaching and mentoring

How Atos uses succession planning to improve gender balance

IT services and consulting firm Atos faced a challenge familiar to the sector – to have more women in senior...

Why a promotion can be a nightmare for the neurodiverse

13 Feb 2020

The transition into a management role can be a stressful time for a neurodiverse employee, especially if the cognitive abilities...

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Four ways to empower teams and unlock potential

10 Feb 2020

Finding the right workplace culture where teams and individuals feel free to experiment and take action doesn’t necessarily come naturally...

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Stigma hovers stubbornly over apprenticeships, study finds

4 Feb 2020

There is a disconnect between young people's perceptions of apprenticeships and their aspirations for learning, new research has revealed.

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Mentoring key to building diverse leadership

16 Oct 2019

Businesses where women occupy more than 30% senior leadership roles are more likely to nurture ambition, with a quarter (27%)...

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How tackling hesitancy could solve the gender diversity challenge

4 Jul 2019

The launch of the government’s Gender Equality Roadmap this week re-emphasised the role employers have in in reducing the inequality...

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Mentoring gap opens up between demand and provision

10 Jun 2019

Only 13% workers in the UK have a mentor despite employees highly valuing mentoring opportunities.

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Succession planning: how professional services firms can avoid talent drain

5 Jun 2019

Almost all organisations have felt the effects of record employment on recruitment, which is why supporting existing staff to move...

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Apprenticeships should be opened up to single parents

8 Mar 2019

Most single parents are being locked out of apprenticeships because of a lack of part-time opportunities and the difficulty of supporting children with such low pay.

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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 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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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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How coaching retail staff can help the high street survive

25 May 2018

With Marks & Spencer the latest high street brand to announce widespread store closures, with perhaps Homebase to follow, the...

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Sadiq Khan launches ‘Our Time’ female talent development scheme

15 May 2018

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched a “landmark” initiative to get more women into senior roles and help...

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Retaining older employees’ knowledge enhances competitive edge

3 May 2018

Retaining knowledge when key workers retire could provide the competitive advantage employers need as they struggle to attract and retain...

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