Training strategies

Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Excellence in Learning and Development

Skills are high on the agenda as employers fight for talent and plan ahead for their future workforce. In our...

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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Apprenticeship starts fall by a quarter in six months

20 Apr 2018

The number of people beginning an apprenticeship fell by almost a quarter (24%) in the first six months of the...

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Low-skilled roles rebranded as apprenticeships to receive levy funding

13 Apr 2018

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

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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.
Two...

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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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