Training strategies

learning in busy environments

Integrate learning into jobs, say L&D experts

Learning will need to be better integrated into employees' daily tasks, especially in busy environments: a key message from the Festival of Work

Workplace training mainly benefits the better qualified

9 May 2019

Employees with higher levels of education, women, younger employees and people with mid-range skills are the chief beneficiaries of training at work, a new ONS study has shown.

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Few businesses find tech investment improves learning outcomes

3 Apr 2019

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.

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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...

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Public sector contracts more likely to go to employers that ‘improve society’

11 Mar 2019

Companies that do more to employ people from diverse backgrounds and reduce modern slavery will be first up for public...

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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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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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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...

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McLaren Personnel Today Awards 2018 Learning and Development

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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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...

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Half of UK workers have wrong skills for their job

3 Oct 2018

Around half of the UK workforce could be in the wrong job based on their skills level, according to the...

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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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Apprenticeships vital to improving prospects for disadvantaged people

13 Sep 2018

Apprenticeships and other “earn and learn” programmes are key to improving social mobility and addressing the UK’s productivity gap, a...

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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...

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Apprenticeship starts continue to fall a year after levy introduced

15 Jun 2018

There has been a steady decline in the number of apprenticeships begun after the apprenticeship levy was introduced last year....

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