Training methods

degree apprenticeship pay

Degree apprenticeship pay rising quicker than graduate pay

Pay for degree-level apprenticeships is rising more rapidly than that of traditional graduate roles, with more employers choosing to offer...

learning in busy environments

Integrate learning into jobs, say L&D experts

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

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
mentoring

Mentoring gap opens up between demand and provision

10 Jun 2019

Only 13% workers in the UK have a mentor despite employees highly valuing mentoring opportunities.

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Better working conditions needed to improve chef retention

3 Apr 2019

Chef training and working conditions need to be reformed to help restaurants retain the estimated 10% of chefs that leave...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Apprenticeship levy underpayment investigations more than double

25 Mar 2019

The number of organisations being pursued by HMRC for apprenticeship levy underpayment has more than doubled in a year, as...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Learning Technologies 2019: “Our job is to help people share”

21 Feb 2019

Key topics at this year's Learning Technologies conference, which welcomed 8,000 delegates, included the importance of knowledge sharing...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

More than nine in 10 want more flexibility on apprenticeship spending

10 Jan 2019

Nine out of 10 (92%) employers want more flexibility in how they can spend their apprenticeship levy allowance, with some...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

How we can fix the apprenticeship levy

8 Oct 2018

Employers have an opportunity to shape the future of apprenticeships when the government publishes a consultation on the apprenticeship levy’s...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Learning Live 2018 preview: How data can help evaluate L&D effectiveness

29 Aug 2018

Next week, learning decision-makers will gather for the Learning Live conference and exhibition to discuss the emerging trends in L&D...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

E-learning: Why employees expect a Netflix experience

13 May 2018

Employees are used to intuitive interfaces and services such as Netflix knowing what they might like. Skillsoft’s Steve Wainwright investigates...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Manufacturers call for more time to use apprenticeship levy funds

3 May 2018

The Government should extend the timeframe employers have to spend their apprenticeship levy funds from 24 to 48 months –...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Mobiles and machines: How L&D must move forward to drive performance

3 May 2018

Learning and development professionals are frequently being told they need to get closer to the business, but how should they...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Levy-paying employers will be able to transfer apprenticeship funds

14 Feb 2018

Employers that pay the apprenticeship levy will be able to transfer their apprenticeship funds to other businesses from April 2018....

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Apprentices in Wales should receive same financial support as students

14 Feb 2018

Financial support for apprentices in Wales should be strengthened to encourage more people to take up vocational training.
In its...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Six take-aways from Learning Technologies 2018

7 Feb 2018

The Learning Technologies Conference 2018 provided insight and practical tips on how L&D professionals can develop new ways of delivering...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }