Management training

Out of sight: how to manage remote teams

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

One-fifth do not train line managers in health and safety

7 Jul 2020

One in five organisations do not train their managers in health and safety, despite the view that they are often...

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progression, The Co-op’s award-winning retail apprenticeship programme is helping improve retention and alter the outdated perception...

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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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Employers let millions in apprenticeship levy funding expire

19 Feb 2020

About a quarter of the money made available for apprenticeship training has been relinquished back to the government, suggesting that...

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City firms ‘must coordinate skills development to avoid talent shortages’

28 Jan 2020

Every role in the financial services sector will be affected by automation and...

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Managers sweep harassment under the carpet, says CIPD report

21 Jan 2020

Almost a quarter of employees believe that – despite the rise of movements such as #MeToo – bullying and harassment...

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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: 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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Organisations need more ‘connector’ managers to succeed

18 Sep 2019

Almost half (45%) of managers lack the confidence to help employees acquire the skills they need, according to analyst firm...

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Half of UK workers quit due to bad management

3 Sep 2019

Almost half of UK workers have quit a job due to a poor relationship with their manager, according to Totaljobs....

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How to deal with an employment tribunal

4 Aug 2019

The employment tribunal is not something any employer particularly relishes. Omar Khalil provides some expert advice for HR professionals facing...

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How tackling hesitancy could solve the gender diversity challenge

4 Jul 2019

The launch of the government’s Gender Equality Roadmap this week re-emphasised the role employers have in in reducing the inequality...

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