e-learning

HR in a pandemic: How three companies dealt with a surge in demand

For organisations up and down the country, Covid-19 has put considerable strain on HR. Many in the profession are facing...

We must harness technology to tackle unemployment

26 Jun 2020

With jobseekers facing uncertainty from a potential recession and increased automation, Ksenia Zheltoukhova argues that we must harness – rather...

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Lockdown drives high demand for online learning

18 May 2020

The Covid-19 is driving a surge in employees seeking out distance learning opportunities, according to The Open University.

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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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How the Co-op uses apprenticeships to shake up career progression

6 May 2020

By focusing on career progression, The Co-op’s award-winning retail apprenticeship programme is helping improve retention and alter the outdated perception...

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Government launches free learning for furloughed workers

28 Apr 2020

Employers are being urged to encourage furloughed staff to improve their skills while at home by using a new e-learning...

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How Honest Burgers is preparing furloughed staff for the future

24 Apr 2020

The coronavirus lockdown has hit the hospitality sector hard, with thousands of employees currently unable to work. But restaurant chain...

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Weekend learners make best of lockdown, survey finds

17 Apr 2020

The numbers of people using their ‘lockdown’ weekends to improve their skills have soared, according to analysis by online learning...

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: Another round for Mitchells & Butlers with second L&D Team award

20 Nov 2019

Pub and restaurant chain Mitchells & Butlers bagged the Learning & Development Team of the Year Award for the second...

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Scammed employee will not have to repay £108,000 to employer

18 Nov 2019

The importance of up-to-date training around email scams has been highlighted in a case at Scotland’s Court of Session where...

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Employees struggle to find L&D opportunities effective, report finds

26 Jun 2019

Only 13% of employees believe the learning opportunities they’ve been given over the past year have been very effective.

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learning in busy environments

Integrate learning into jobs, say L&D experts

17 Jun 2019

Learning will need to be better integrated into employees' daily tasks, especially in busy environments: a key message from the Festival of Work

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‘People wouldn’t admit they worked here’: Transforming Morecambe NHS trust

3 Apr 2019

Furness General Hospital hit the headlines in 2013 following a number of tragic baby deaths in its maternity unit. Ashleigh...

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L&D budgets grow to facilitate future skills needs

26 Feb 2019

Learning and development teams expect to play a more strategic role in workforce planning this year, with the “decreasing shelf-life...

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Learning Technologies 2019: “Our job is to help people share”

21 Feb 2019

Key topics at this year's Learning Technologies conference, which welcomed 8,000 delegates, included the importance of knowledge sharing...

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