Money by Howard Lake

Brexit vote hits consumer confidence and construction

28 July 2016

Consumer confidence has fallen sharply in the wake of the Brexit vote, while the construction industry is also suffering, new research suggests.


Children’s love of STEM subjects isn’t carrying forward into adult life

28 July 2016

Only 5 per cent of 4-12 year old children would drop science or Design & Technology at school


Barclays achieves highest ever score in Business Disability Forum's Disability Standard

27 July 2016

Leading UK bank Barclays has achieved 98 per cent in Business Disability Forum's world-renown Disability Standard – the highest ever score awarded to any...

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One in three employees have experienced mental health issues, CIPD survey finds

27 July 2016

Almost one in three employees have experienced mental health issues, according to new research.

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The future of solar power and how it can impact SMEs

27 July 2016

Phil Foster shares his thoughts on the future of solar power and what this may mean for small businesses.2

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Families urged to join Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walks to encourage spending quality time together

15 July 2016

Alzheimer’s Society is urging families across the country to spend time together tackling the biggest health issue of our time, by joining your local Memory Walk to raise money for a world without dementia – as it’s revealed families spend dwindling time together.

Getting closer to the customer - part 2

14 July 2016

Sarah Cook and Steve Macaulay offer some advice on getting closer to the customer. Part two customer insights and involving teams in solutions.



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How to make your learning content easier to find, access and use

14 July 2016

Managed learning offers an important lesson for L&D: don’t replace your LMS, add a new user interface, says Joanne Casson of Hemsley Fraser.

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Imagine Peace

29 July 2016
Every morning I search through a box in our bedroom and select a badge to wear.  
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Shifting the mindset of leaders

27 July 2016

In the first of a regular quarterly blog for TJ Vlatka Hlupic explores the importance of a leader’s outlook on business success. 

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What happens when Leonora wakes up?

25 July 2016

Some time ago, Leonora, at least she thinks that’s her name, fell asleep. In her dreams, she’s not even sure why she fell asleep, but she did. It just happened.

And she keeps dreaming…

28 July 2016

While great strides have been made towards focusing on workplace health and well-being in recent years, research has shown that there is a worrying...

26 July 2016

Jerrett Fowler has designed a server system that automatically scales up when numbers of learners peaks, and then disappears into the ether when learners do! He tells Susie Finch about his journey into previously unchartered new technologies.

4 May 2016

The future of how learning is delivered in the workplace includes Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Jo Cook speaks to Craig Taylor, Solutions Architect at HT2, to find out more.

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