Category: Analysis

Bernard Marr: How data is changing the way we work

No industry is unaffected by the wave of change made possible by the ever-growing amount of data we are collecting, storing and analyzing. From banking and insurance to healthcare, manufacturing and marketing, data is being used to unlock new possibilities and push back boundaries. Increasingly, businesses will sink or swim according to how they react…

Jean-Christophe Fonfreyde: Is your workforce wellness offering fit for the job?

Jean-Christophe Fonfreyde, Head of Reward at Wellcome, outlines the charitable trust’s approach to providing rounded support for staff. Wellcome is a global charitable foundation, politically and financially independent, supporting scientists and researchers looking for ways to improve health across the world. Our mission is to improve health for everyone – and our own 750 employees…

Interview: Claire Berrett at British Gas discusses apprenticeships and their benefits

In the light of the apprenticeship levy introduction today, HRreview interviewed Claire Berrett, a British Gas qualified engineer and British Gas Apprentice of the Year 2016 on her views on apprenticeships and how her experience helped her to learn new skills. Tell us a little bit about yourself I’m 38 and from Bournemouth, and completed my…

Five ways apprenticeships have changed over time

Apprenticeships are fundamentally about combining working, learning, and earning. For young people this is an attractive combination, and this should be the case for employers too. It’s encouraging to see so many businesses already on board with Apprenticeships – understanding their value and impact – but there are still some that are yet to experience their benefits.

Rachel Roxburgh: Helping young people on the route to success

In this year’s Budget, Chancellor Phillip Hammond pledged to invest in “game-changing reforms” for technical qualifications, including £500million a year for “Tech-Levels”. Tech-Levels, or T-Levels, are being touted as an alternative to A-Levels. Between now and 2022, 15 new pathways will be developed in 15 sector areas where substantial technical training is required to progress into employment.