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18 Jun 2019
Staffline, one of the biggest recruitment and training agencies in the UK, has seen its shares tumble after PwC delayed...
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
10 Jun 2019
Only 13% workers in the UK have a mentor despite employees highly valuing mentoring opportunities.
7 Jun 2019
The beauty retailer closed its US stores to deliver diversity training after an incident of racial profiling.
22 May 2019
MPs have strongly criticised the government’s apprenticeship programme, in particular its focus on higher level placements and failure to meet the needs of smaller employers.
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.
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.
11 Mar 2019
Cuts in public funding for adult skills and falling employer investment has led to the UK's skills base lagging behind that of comparable countries.
8 Mar 2019
Improving the UK’s poor management performance is the definitive way to fix the economy, says organisational psychologist Professor Sir Cary...
8 Mar 2019
Most single parents are being locked out of apprenticeships because of a lack of part-time opportunities and the difficulty of supporting children with such low pay.
7 Mar 2019
It’s been a bad news week for apprenticeships. But Dr Susan Laing, Dean of Teesside University Business School, argues that...
6 Mar 2019
The government is unlikely to reach its target of 3 million new apprenticeships by 2020 and there are “concerns about...
4 Mar 2019
Only £268m was spent by levy-paying employers on apprentices in the programme's first year of operation, 2017-18. This equated to just 13% of the Treasury's £2.01bn apprenticeships budget and contributed to a £400m underspend.
4 Mar 2019
Training providers air criticism of the government's apprenticeship levy as surveys reveal the extent of ignorance over the scheme.