Training delivery

Few businesses find tech investment improves learning outcomes

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.

UK must act to boost skills or face ‘perfect storm’ of decline

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.

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‘Use the apprenticeship levy to improve management’ – Cary Cooper

8 Mar 2019

Improving the UK’s poor management performance is the definitive way to fix the economy, says organisational psychologist Professor Sir Cary...

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Apprenticeships should be opened up to single parents

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.

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Don’t let levy criticism eclipse apprenticeship opportunities

7 Mar 2019

It’s been a bad news week for apprenticeships. But Dr Susan Laing, Dean of Teesside University Business School, argues that...

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Employers access a tenth of apprenticeship levy funds

6 Mar 2019

The government is unlikely to reach its target of 3 million new apprenticeships by 2020 and there are “concerns about...

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Apprenticeships

£400m apprenticeship levy underspend revealed

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.

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Criticism of levy mounts as Apprenticeship Week kicks off

4 Mar 2019

Training providers air criticism of the government's apprenticeship levy as surveys reveal the extent of ignorance over the scheme.

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Tailoring learning for a global audience reaps rewards

12 Feb 2019

Most organisations have embraced e-learning, but supporting employees in multiple languages can be a challenge. Julie Giguere explains how getting...

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Apprenticeships increase fails to mask downward trend

24 Jan 2019

Apprenticeship starts in the first quarter of the 2018-19 academic year have risen in relation to figures reported at this...

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McLaren Group takes chequered flag for Excellence in Learning and Development Award

21 Nov 2018

McLaren’s online learning platform put the engineering and motorsport company in pole position for the Excellence in Learning and Development...

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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

21 Nov 2018

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

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Government pledges to train 17,000 new builders by 2020

16 Nov 2018

A scheme aimed at providing more than 17,000 new fully trained construction workers by March 2020 was launched today by...

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Apprenticeship provider 3aaa goes into administration

12 Oct 2018

A national training organisation that claims on its website to have “created more opportunities than any other apprenticeship provider” has...

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Digital learning transformation: why does it matter to employers? (webinar)

19 Sep 2018

ON DEMAND | More than 70% of L&D professionals worldwide say they are transforming...

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