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The team from Let's Get Healthy collect their HR Supplier Partnership Award at the Personnel Today Awards 2018

Feel-good factor for Let’s Get Healthy after HR Supplier Partnership Award win

Let’s Get Healthy landed the HR Supplier Partnership Award, the category of the 2018 Personnel Today Awards that recognises HR...

CIPD ACE 2018: Are employers putting enough trust in their staff?

12 Nov 2018

Agile working is often pitched as the solution to the UK’s productivity and engagement issues, but do employers trust staff...

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Minister proposes military-style college for prison governors

17 Aug 2018

Prisons minister Rory Stewart has called for military involvement in improving the leadership and management skills of prison governors, a...

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Managers ‘unwilling’ to be seen as apprentices

6 Mar 2018

Most employers feel that middle and senior managers would be unwilling to be seen as an apprentice, meaning that businesses...

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Should we use apprenticeships to train managers?

17 Jan 2018

The apprenticeship levy has attracted a lot of criticism of late, with many questioning why the scope is now so...

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Can we make the apprenticeship levy work harder?

12 Dec 2017

News that apprenticeship start numbers had plummeted following the introduction of the apprenticeship levy in April led to criticism of...

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Boardroom leadership is the key to lower employee stress

2 Nov 2017

Evidence shows that leadership style has a major impact on levels of employee stress. Juliette Alban-Metcalfe, an occupational psychologist and...

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Why the post-Brexit world needs leaders more than ever

13 Dec 2016

With many organisations worried about the changes Brexit might bring, it’s easy to forget the importance of building leadership skills....

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Government pledges £13m to boost management skills and productivity

25 Nov 2016

One announcement from Wednesday’s Autumn Statement that could have an impact on employers was the proposal to invest £13 million...

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Audience engagement: what Game of Thrones can teach L&D

15 Nov 2016

Technology means audiences have never before had such power and influence. Their opinions shape the agenda in entertainment, business and...

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Lucy Adams: HR must help to restore trust in leaders

24 Jun 2016

HR must play a role in resolving the crisis in trust in leaders, according to former BBC HR director Lucy...

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Employers must rethink digital learning to develop managers

17 Jun 2016

Digital learning may be nothing new, but companies need to rethink how they use it to develop managers’ skills and...

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Managers have higher opinion of themselves than their teams have

10 Mar 2016

Managers rank their own performance more highly than their direct reports, a survey by HR consultancy Penna has revealed.
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What is a lack of management skills costing the UK?

15 Feb 2016

A dearth of leadership and management skills is harming the UK’s potential to increase productivity, argues City & Guilds chief...

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“If you don’t like it here… f*** off”, and other management traits

24 Nov 2015

It might sound aggressive, but an “in-your-face” management style can work in certain environments. But which management traits help to...

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