While the creation of three million new apprenticeships by 2020 is a positive news story, it has led to concern amongst employers about how these new apprenticeships will be funded.
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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.
A lack of skilled and confident line managers is a significant barrier to retaining workers with disabilities, new research from Business Disability Forum (BDF) finds.
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…
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.
Understanding the emotions of staff through neuroscience reveals strategies for managing a workforce for greater employee engagement and bottom line success for the company explains neuroscientist and cognitive psychologist Dr Lynda Shaw.
Three quarters of UK employers believe that maths and English skills among the workforce need to improve for business success.
Implementing big data training could boost global workforce development.
The government has implemented a new scheme to combine higher education with vocational experience.
Education can be a big part of employee development. This infographic details the ideal learning environment.
HR and learning and development professionals face a real challenge in creating a workforce that has Best Practice skills for both project management and service delivery. Paul Fegan outlines the benefits of ITIL and PRINCE2.
A new report from City & Guilds suggests that improving the quality of apprenticeships to include basic employment skills as well as mastery of their craft will boost the UK economy for future generations.
LoveLocalJobs.com has launched a new apprenticeship scheme to help young people find rewarding careers.
Secondsight launches financial education guide for HR professionals-
The British Army has launched a new Army Reserve recruitment campaign to highlight some of the unique volunteering positions available for specialist reservist HR roles in the Adjutant General’s Corps (AGC).