Training

Tik Tok and Instagram's impact on workplace training

Social media platforms like Tik Tok and Instagram could be having an influence on workplace training programmes.

Degree apprenticeships could help improve social mobility

Despite a digital skills crisis, and a need to hire and upskill fast, we continue to present school leavers with a binary choice when it comes to continuing their learning – go to university or take...

How to cope with a loss of control

No one truly knows what the future holds, but one thing that many can agree on is that the rate of change is speeding up, making it harder to plan or work towards long-term strategies with confidence....

Listen now: How can HR encourage lifelong learning?

Want to learn more about influence? How you can become a force for positive change in the people space? The HR Most Influential podcast might be just the ticket.

Entrepreneurship education boosts social mobility, and not just for startup founders 

Having a great idea for a product or service is seldom enough to become a successful entrepreneur. It is often a key component, but there are many other skills required.  

Training is the answer to skills and retention fears, businesses decide

Two-fifths (41%) of UK companies will implement large-scale upskilling or reskilling programmes to retain top talent and address skills shortages.

Employers re-skill for cloud rather than lose staff

As employers turn to training and skills to tackle retention, creativity is needed when thinking about what to offer.

How HR can help dyslexic employees

Dyslexia is the most common neurodiversity. Statistically speaking, as many as one in five of your employees is likely to be dyslexic, so it’s incredibly important HR understands it and supports...

Fulfilling older workers’ teaching ambitions could boost retention

More over-50s are leaving the workforce than at any time since records began in 1992, according to the latest ONS statistics. New research, however, suggests that helping older employees find purpose...

What will be the impact of the ‘Future Skills Unit’? 

Around the launch of the ‘Levelling Up’ whitepaper, the UK government announced the intention to establish a new Future Skills Unit. Although full details currently remain unclear, like many policies...

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UK managers quitting over stress and lack of training rather than pay

Nearly three quarters (72%) of UK managers who have recently quit their job said adequate training and support could have persuaded them to stay.