The UK government has announced that £2.5 billion will be available through the National Skills Fund to help people get into work and others to train for higher-skilled, better-paid jobs after the coronavirus pandemic.Learning and development
The increased sense of community created by the coronavirus pandemic has meant many of Britain's workers are keen to volunteer their professional skills to charities, but new research from business skills charity Pilotlight has found that they need the time and support from their employers to do it.
As employers have had to adapt to the new, remote normal, many junior employees have reported feeling that communication, supervision and support has reduced.
When COVID-19 closed the door on most face-to-face interaction, the world switched to webinars, conference calls, and other forms of remote communication. Unfortunately, not every corporate function seamlessly transitioned from in-person to virtual. HR and learning & development teams faced the challenge of translating existing face-to-face training sessions into compelling virtual experiences.
The number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) has fallen slightly year-on-year, according to new data.
Few of us can feel anything other than shock at the dreadful inequities caused by the methods used to moderate this year’s exam results. How could a seemingly fair and objective process get things so wrong?
Apprenticeships lean too heavily towards highly qualified employees and not enough towards school leavers, according to a new report from the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ).
The UK is facing an AI skills gap that could leave companies struggling to compete with rivals from across the world, a new Microsoft report has revealed.
Companies with comprehensive human resource management (HRM) practices and union relationships are more likely to survive a deep recession, say researchers.
Regular training, a long-term vision and openness to innovation have been found to be three of the most important factors in top performing UK SMEs, presenting others with the opportunity to reinforce their approach to a post-pandemic recovery.