Training delivery

Three in 10 miss out on learning while hybrid working

A survey finds 29% don’t receive training to support their professional development while working in a ‘hybrid’ environment.

Ineffective training means tech investment wasted

10 Mar 2021

Most firms have increased overall investment in technology tools but only 27% of IT decision-makers are satisfied with their employees’ abilities to use them.

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Skills for Jobs white paper: employers to have key skills role

21 Jan 2021

Employers will have a central role in shaping technical education to ensure the workforce has the skills businesses need, the government has pledged.

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EasyJet crew to be trained to deliver vaccines

13 Jan 2021

EasyJet cabin crew who are on furlough will be trained to administer coronavirus vaccines as the government rolls-out mass vaccination...

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Staff encouraged to spend an hour per week learning

7 Jan 2021

Major employers and L&D providers including Cisco, Lloyds Bank, LinkedIn Learning and The Open University have backed a campaign that...

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6 steps to creating a culture of engaged learning

23 Dec 2020

Engagement, which can be encouraged by producing consumer-like experiences, is a vital ingredient of successful learning.

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Sturgeon’s apprenticeship funding pledge leads the way – England must follow

23 Dec 2020

There needs to be a step-change in the way England approaches incentivising apprenticeships, argues Helen Booth.

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How informal, ad-hoc learning can still happen remotely

20 Nov 2020

A common concern of remote working has been the impact it’s having on informal learning, the knowledge staff receive through...

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Collaboration is key for post-Covid skills challenge

3 Nov 2020

Financial support has been a lifeline for many employers as a way to avoid potential redundancy. But training is going...

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‘Give regions more say over skills and employment’

2 Nov 2020

City & Guilds has urged the government to devolve skills and training to the UK's regions.

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‘Employer hubs’ at colleges could help meet skills needs

29 Oct 2020

The UK’s skills gap could be tackled by creating sector specialist ‘employer hubs’ at local colleges.

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Lack of face-to-face learning and networking could damage careers

16 Oct 2020

The loss of face-to-face interaction at work due to the pandemic could harm young professionals’ careers, according to CEMS, a...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: L&D Supplier Award shortlist

15 Oct 2020

As we continue our countdown to the Personnel Today Awards on 26 November, we showcase the organisations shortlisted for the...

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Ballerina image in jobs campaign provokes Twitter storm

12 Oct 2020

Culture secretary calls viral, but old, careers advert 'crass'.

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Making meaningful change for dyslexic employees

9 Oct 2020

This Dyslexia Awareness Week, employers should turn their attention to becoming more inclusive of dyslexic staff.

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