Training needs analysis

Remote working: key considerations for junior employees’ development

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

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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City firms ‘must coordinate skills development to avoid talent shortages’

28 Jan 2020

Every role in the financial services sector will be affected by automation and...

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Why cultural training is vital for overseas assignments

15 Jan 2020

Overseas projects often fail when employees and their families are not prepared for life abroad. Janette Hiscock looks at why...

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Graduates ‘lacking key skills’, HR managers say

18 Dec 2019

One-fifth of graduates are unprepared for the workplace when they leave university, HR managers feel, and many lack crucial skills...

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L&D complacency risks UK firms’ competitiveness with global counterparts

27 Nov 2019

Employers in the UK risk losing talent to organisations in emerging economies if they do not increase investment in learning...

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BridgeCon Europe: The role of L&D in creating ‘purposeful’ work

25 Nov 2019

The idea that employees value work that offers them a sense of “purpose”, and the importance of offering work that...

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Labour proposes free retraining to tackle ‘skills crisis’

12 Nov 2019

Labour will provide free lifelong retraining for all if it gets into power in next month’s general election.
It pledged...

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Banish courses and rethink L&D – World of Learning 2019

17 Oct 2019

It’s time to rethink learning and development, to wean professionals off their addiction to courses and to start aligning learning...

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Retraining service expanded into new regions

16 Oct 2019

The government has expanded access to its Get Help to Retrain service, which is designed to support the reskilling of...

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Workers optimistic about automation but demand more training

16 Sep 2019

More than two-thirds of UK workers think technological changes will increase demand for human work over the next three years...

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Missing out on training means low-skilled workers lose out on thousands

10 Sep 2019

Employees that can’t access training get trapped under a ‘skills ceiling’ that means they lose out on almost £12,000 a...

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