Barriers to accessing pension savings will be removed it has been revealed in today’s Queen’s Speech while a new ‘Lifetime Savings Bill’ will establish a Help to Save scheme and Lifetime ISAs.
30,084 new apprenticeships have been pledged by employers as part of National Apprenticeship Week 2016, which concludes today.
Remote working tools, a rise in the number of people freelancing and a desire for a better work-life balance have all contributed to the end of the classic nine-to-five culture, especially amongst millennials. With so much evolution and revolution, HR professionals have never had so much to consider or stay on top of.
Some employers are no longer asking for degrees as a job requirement. What is the use of a degree from Oxford University?
More young people across England are on the fast-track to a great career with a top quality apprenticeship.
Earlier this year it was revealed that large UK firms will be levied with a new tax to help fund the government’s promise of adding 3 million apprentices to the UK workforce by the year 2020. This huge step for apprenticeships must surely mean that the government believes this is the way for the future, as opposed to three years in lecture halls followed by potentially years of debt?
With this year’s Black Friday sales expected to reach new heights, the need to recruit and train brand ambassadors to maximise in-store opportunities, as well as managing frustrated customers, should be top of the HR agenda.
Whether you are an HR Director looking for courses to improve communication skills or a business owner seeking to improve your accounting & finance knowledge, Jivjav has the course to suit.
Dr Mark Cole looks at what managers and business leaders can learn from coaching top athletes such as Federer, and how these methods can be applied to our own development and improvement in the workplace.
A survey of L&D professionals highlights that practitioners who provide versatile training with the aim of supporting long-term, sustainable business growth, will be of the most value to staff and the wider business.
Implementing big data training could boost global workforce development.
There are notable benefits for successful mentoring schemes but many organisations struggle to make them work. Julie Starr explores how fictional teachers can inspire inspiration to prospective mentors.
The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) has today announced that it is investing over £875,000 in six pilot projects that will develop innovative ways of boosting leadership and management skills in UK businesses. The projects are designed and led by six organisations from across the UK manufacturing, construction and legal services sectors. Black…
With calls yesterday for employers to invest more on training one traditional task for still figures high on the new graduate recruit’s task list: making the tea.
Countries should step up their efforts to improve the quality of post-secondary vocational training in order to meet the changing needs of today’s job market, according to a new OECD report. Skills Beyond School: Synthesis Report says that most basic vocational courses cannot teach the higher level skills needed in an increasing number of jobs…