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Scrapping Union Learning Fund would be ‘tremendous loss’

Tesco, Arla Foods and Tata Steel are among employers backing a campaign to persuade the government to rethink plans to scrap the Union Learning Fund.

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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Knowledge sharing vital component of a well-designed learning experience

7 Oct 2020

A well-designed learning experience should include the opportunity to share and gain knowledge from colleagues, even when they are geographically...

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Volunteer projects ‘better for skills development than another training course’

18 Sep 2020

Half of employees want to use their professional skills on volunteer projects.

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Is it time to rip up the learning and development rulebook?

8 Sep 2020

Leaders have a unique opportunity to question how things have been done in the past and create new organisational norms....

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Number of over-50s out of work almost doubles

10 Aug 2020

Support for over-50s to retrain or gain a new qualification is needed to reduce long-term unemployment, a report has said,...

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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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L&D experts form evidence-led learning initiative

9 Jun 2020

A group of prominent learning and development experts have come together to form Tulser Global, an initiative aimed to ensure...

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Bring forward furlough flexibility and extend financial support, MPs told

14 May 2020

Some groups of workers have fallen through cracks in the furlough scheme, MPs are told, and more flexibility urgently required by employers.

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How Honest Burgers is preparing furloughed staff for the future

24 Apr 2020

The coronavirus lockdown has hit the hospitality sector hard, with thousands of employees currently unable to work. But restaurant chain...

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Remote working: key considerations for junior employees’ development

1 Apr 2020

Employers need to establish clear processes, monitor the quality of work and provide timely feedback if they are to effectively...

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Firms ‘underutilising’ employees existing skills, report suggests

25 Feb 2020

Six in 10 workers think their skills are underutilised at least half of the time.

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Staff to require terror response training under proposed law

24 Feb 2020

Staff at public venues could be required to learn how they should respond to acts of terrorism under a new...

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Learning Technologies 2020: Time to make it personal

19 Feb 2020

We’re used to receiving tailored offers and services as consumers, so how can L&D teams personalise learning experiences to enhance...

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Gig economy ‘like quicksand’ and workers unable to develop skills

29 Jan 2020

Gig workers are often “trapped” in insecure work because long hours, financial insecurity and piecemeal work mean they are often...

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