Tags: learning and development

Skills gap prevents businesses becoming digitally mature, finds study

Global brands are seeing a new business culture develop as digital technology is incorporated into the workplace, with six out of 10 directors (57%) reporting that their organisation has an increasingly mature attitude to risk and the need to change ahead of disruption, according to new research.

New research reveals marketing and IT as the two clear skills gaps

According to UK-based private equity houses, newly acquired firms exhibit the largest skills gap in marketing and in IT management. This is the result of a survey published by ThoughtSpark, part of the Lindsell Marketing Group and a content development, and international PR and marketing services provider. The survey interviewed private equity houses based in the UK with…

Michael Mercieca: Funding the future with a fiver

70 percent of teachers reported that their pupils are encountering “money and financial decisions” earlier than they used to, while 60 percent of UK adults believe that managing money is more difficult now than it was ten years ago. If education programmes are not in place to support this, the UK’s economy clearly faces a challenge.