IT training

Scrapping Union Learning Fund would be ‘tremendous loss’

Tesco, Arla Foods and Tata Steel are among employers backing a campaign to persuade the government to rethink plans to scrap the Union Learning Fund.

Ballerina image in jobs campaign provokes Twitter storm

12 Oct 2020

Culture secretary calls viral, but old, careers advert 'crass'.

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TUC offers plan to avoid winter of redundancies

4 Sep 2020

TUC's job protection and skills plan urges the government to prepare for the jobs of the future, ensure younger workers gain new skills and establish a fairer labour market.

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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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Workplace training mainly benefits the better qualified

9 May 2019

Employees with higher levels of education, women, younger employees and people with mid-range skills are the chief beneficiaries of training at work, a new ONS study has shown.

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Few businesses find tech investment improves learning outcomes

3 Apr 2019

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.

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M&S establishes Data Academy to develop digital skills

30 Jul 2018

Marks & Spencer is offering data skills training for more than 1,000 of its retail staff to help it modernise...

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How HR can help in the battle against cyber-criminals

21 Mar 2018

Giving free rein over internet access at work does not only post reputational risks, but leaves organisations open to cyber-hackers....

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Bosses only “pay lip service” to digital learning, survey reveals

13 Dec 2016

Businesses are not ready to embrace their digital potential, with senior executives failing to train up employees to be sufficiently...

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Why all workforce plans should address digital skills shortages

28 Sep 2016

The skills shortage in technology isn’t just a problem for businesses in the digital space. Employers need to focus on...

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IT training: supplier selection

18 Feb 2010

After buyers decide what they want, they face the usual options: in-house, external or public courses. The latter are far...

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IT training: overview

18 Feb 2010

IT training will eat up a large chunk of most learning and development (L&D) budgets. The IT industry is still...

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IT training: potential e-learning issues

18 Feb 2010

Here we look at IT training that is delivered through e-learning and the potential issues that raises.We expect e-learning to...

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IT training: John Lewis case study

18 Feb 2010

Tracey Andrews, manager, learning and development, John Lewis, explains how the company is using e-learning to bring consistency and accessibility...

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IT training: the cost

18 Feb 2010

IT training costs will vary enormously, depending on the training needed and the people involved. This pages attempts to give you...

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