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Collapse in holiday work hitting young people’s chances in job market

24 August 2016

New analysis from IPPR published today (Tuesday) shows that falls in the number of young people able to get...

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Gender pay gap 'disturbing' but 'unsurprising'

23 August 2016

The largest teachers union in the UK has branded the finding that women are still paid almost a fifth less than men per hour on average as “disturbing, yet sadly...

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Young people from low-income backgrounds less likely to undertake an apprenticeship

23 August 2016

Young people from low-income backgrounds are less likely than their wealthier peers to undertake an apprenticeship in every region of England, according to an...


Men more likely than women to be promoted in management roles

23 August 2016
Male managers are 40 per cent more likely than female managers to be promoted into higher roles, new data released today by the...
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Job candidates lose out through lack of soft skills

19 August 2016

Soft skills and personality are top attributes the majority of business leaders look for when hiring, according to research. 


Green Party calls for overhaul of education system as top A Level results drop

19 August 2016

The Green Party has called for a complete overhaul of the education system as A Level students collect their results.

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Can L&D replicate Team GB's Rio Olympics success?

22 August 2016

In part one, we looked at some of the things that drive an Olympic athlete to success. In this second part, we look at the eight things that L&D can do to replicate the successes within their teams and the organisations that they support.

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Can L&D learn from Team GB's Olympic successes and drive organisational performance?

19 August 2016

What can L&D learn from Team GB's success at the Olympics? In the next two parts we explore what it takes for an athlete to perform at the highest level and what lessons L&D can make in order to replicate the highest performance in the organisations this it serves.

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The opportunity for vocational working

18 August 2016

In the second of three articles Suzi Marshall provides the lowdown on apprenticeships for those getting their A’level results today

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Why many trainers are like couriers

22 August 2016

You do an absolutely brilliant job delivering your training course in the classroom. The happy sheets are… well – nice and happy!

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Building the soft skills of next generation project managers

16 August 2016

Project management has only developed into a discrete discipline in recent years. In the past, line managers tended to lead projects.

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Language learning doesn’t end with school

10 August 2016

International businesses recognise the value of language skills within the workforce. Employees with languages can engage confidently with suppliers, customers and colleagues across borders.

9 August 2016
The Apprentice 2015 winner talks about hard work and aspirations.
9 August 2016

Elouise Leonard-Cross on her award-winning L&OD practice and how she developed her team of L&D athletes

9 June 2016

The APS Conference this year, on the 7th and 8th June was about a new era of differentiation

2 June 2016

Last summer Jo Cook attended and spoke at the Learnfest summer L&D conference in Lake Windermere. Here's her video looking back on a great event

22 August 2016

What do the former bosses at Indian Wells tennis tournament and Saatchi & Saatchi...