Training strategies

Low-skilled roles rebranded as apprenticeships to receive levy funding

Employers stand accused of rebranding existing low-skilled roles as apprenticeships in order to make use of funding available through the...

Employers failing to use apprenticeship levy funds a year since introduction

6 Apr 2018

More than £1bn in apprenticeship funding available through the apprenticeship levy has not been used – and employers have just...

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Nine in 10 NHS trusts plan to use apprenticeship levy funds

19 Mar 2018

Almost all NHS trusts in England plan to use their apprenticeship levy training fund, but would like more flexibility over...

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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...

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Flexible working demands a training strategy rethink

6 Feb 2018

Assumptions about the effectiveness of training programmes need to be challenged as remote and flexible working patterns become more widespread,...

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Skills gap will worsen after Brexit, say employers

6 Feb 2018

Half of employers believe Brexit will exacerbate the shortage of skilled professionals in the UK, according to new research.
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Employers rebrand training as apprenticeships to access levy fund

11 Jan 2018

Almost half (46%) of employers plan to repackage their existing training schemes as new apprenticeships in order to access their...

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BMW Financial Services: How your own employees can be the best entrepreneurs

6 Nov 2017

Corporates are increasingly looking to partner with start-ups and entrepreneurs to inject innovation into their business. BMW Financial Services has...

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Low take-up of right to make training requests

24 Oct 2017

Take-up of the right to make requests in relation to study or training has been low and has not facilitated...

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Global Online: The flexible study route to achieving your goals

24 Jul 2017

PROMOTED|With an increasing demand for accessible and flexible learning, we have launched a Global Online MSc in International Human Resource Management giving HR professionals across the Globe the opportunity to graduate with a master’s degree.

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Will the apprenticeship levy mean smaller businesses lose out?

10 Mar 2017

It is the Government’s flagship policy to fix the UK’s skills problem, a well-intentioned “tax” on employers to raise £3...

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Apprenticeship levy: Why degree apprenticeships should be on your list

6 Mar 2017

Are you firming up plans for spending your apprenticeship funding...

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One-third of eligible employers not aware of apprenticeship levy

13 Feb 2017

With just two months to go, one-third of UK employers who are eligible to pay the apprenticeship levy are not...

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Empowering employees: the role of L&D in modern workplaces (webinar)

6 Jan 2017

ON DEMAND | L&D finds itself in the most significant period of change in how people learn...

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Bosses only “pay lip service” to digital learning, survey reveals

13 Dec 2016

Businesses are not ready to embrace their digital potential, with senior executives failing to train up employees to be sufficiently...

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