Leadership training

Firms’ £1.2bn temporary staff bill ‘expensive and unsustainable’

Organisations have spent £1.2 billion on temporary staff to plug skills gaps over the past year, prompting the Open University...

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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Out of sight: how to manage remote teams

31 Jul 2020

Managing people remotely for any length of time puts the onus on leaders to learn a new set of tools.

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Lloyds Banking Group makes best of lockdown to develop leaders

28 May 2020

Lloyds launched a leadership learning programme for new-to-role line managers just days before lockdown measures were announced.

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Is ‘good’ leadership different during a crisis?

2 Apr 2020

The qualities of good leadership often seem more explicit during a crisis. But by understanding these qualities, employers can nurture...

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Managers must improve mental health support during coronavirus crisis

31 Mar 2020

Better communication needed if employee mental health is to be safeguarded during Covid-19 crisis.

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Half of leadership transitions fail: Does HR do enough to smooth the way?

26 Feb 2020

HR and L&D teams will often have plans in place to help new managers become equipped for the new responsibilities,...

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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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How apprenticeships can revitalise businesses

7 Feb 2020

National Apprenticeship Week has seen positive stories emerge about apprenticeships amid a new optimism about their benefits for workers and businesses.

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‘Lack of leadership talent holding back large businesses’

16 Jan 2020

Leadership instability is blighting many top businesses, with a large minority of HR chiefs reporting difficulties in developing effective senior leaders.

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‘Fake apprenticeships’ are turning training system into a farce

3 Jan 2020

The UK's training system is becoming farcical with a levy system spiralling out of financial control - we need to learn from apprenticeships in Europe, claims report.

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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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Personnel Today Awards 2019: KPMG triumphs in HR Supplier Partnership Award

20 Nov 2019

KPMG was voted the top HR supplier partner in this category, which is only open to companies working with shortlisted...

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: Fresh Direct delivers Talent Management Award

20 Nov 2019

Short-listed organisations that have adopted a particularly proactive and imaginative approach to talent management.

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CIPD Annual Conference: “Good work is about fairness and transparency”

6 Nov 2019

HR has a crucial role in promoting responsible and transparent leadership...

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