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Life after furlough: reintegrating staff into work

Many of the workers set to return from furlough next week will be feeling anxious, disconnected and resentful. Here's how employers should approach this challenging next step.

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CIPD: Apprenticeship levy has failed

1 Mar 2021

England’s apprenticeship levy has failed on every measure, the CIPD has said in a strongly worded statement stemming from an...

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Which apprenticeships are worst affected by Covid-19?

8 Feb 2021

National Apprenticeship Week: The Covid crisis has seen apprenticeship starts in the UK fall by 46%; meanwhile, the UK's oldest apprentice is revealed.

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Sturgeon’s apprenticeship funding pledge leads the way – England must follow

23 Dec 2020

There needs to be a step-change in the way England approaches incentivising apprenticeships, argues Helen Booth.

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How informal, ad-hoc learning can still happen remotely

20 Nov 2020

A common concern of remote working has been the impact it’s having on informal learning, the knowledge staff receive through...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Change Management Award shortlist

28 Oct 2020

The Personnel Today Awards take place in just a few weeks. As part of our ongoing coverage of the shortlisted...

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Lack of face-to-face learning and networking could damage careers

16 Oct 2020

The loss of face-to-face interaction at work due to the pandemic could harm young professionals’ careers, according to CEMS, a...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: L&D Supplier Award shortlist

15 Oct 2020

As we continue our countdown to the Personnel Today Awards on 26 November, we showcase the organisations shortlisted for the...

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Is it time to rip up the learning and development rulebook?

8 Sep 2020

Leaders have a unique opportunity to question how things have been done in the past and create new organisational norms....

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Majority of female STEM recruits expect to see gender pay gap report

26 Aug 2020

Almost two-thirds of female students in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths) would expect to read a prospective employer’s...

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CPD: A coaching mindset within occupational health – release your inner ‘enabler’

7 Aug 2020

Occupational health practitioners are trained to be “the expert in the room” when it comes to workplace health and often...

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Why graduate recruitment doesn’t need to be on lockdown

12 May 2020

Although some organisations may be putting graduate recruitment and internships on hold to reduce cost, there’s no reason why they...

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Remote working: key considerations for junior employees’ development

1 Apr 2020

Employers need to establish clear processes, monitor the quality of work and provide timely feedback if they are to effectively...

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How banks can balance stability and innovation

11 Mar 2020

As coronavirus affects stock markets and the Bank of England cuts interest rates, Dr Simon Hayward looks at the challenges...

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Employee engagement isn’t just HR’s responsibility

11 Mar 2020

As UK employee engagement and productivity levels remain stubbornly low, Stuart Hearn explains why improving engagement levels is a job...

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