Practical maths lessons will teach post-school teenagers 'real-life' skills

3 September 2015

Teenagers will be given lessons on how to calculate interest, tax contributions and work out exchange rate to prepare them for life after school.

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Training opportunities beat career progression in young people’s employment wish list

1 September 2015

Nearly two thirds of UK graduates would choose an employer based on their training scheme rather than their career prospects, according to a World of...


Barclays launches Bolder Apprenticeships scheme for older workers

1 September 2015

Barclays has launched a new apprenticeship specifically aimed at those over 24 and as old as 65 called ‘Bolder Apprenticeships.’...

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Supporting leaders – some lessons from ancient Rome

13 August 2015

Robin Kermode discusses why leaders need to instil confidence in their workforce to get the best of out them.


Rewarding and recognising graduates and apprentices within the workforce

10 August 2015

There are 3.7 million young people in work in the UK and last year 196,450 graduates entered employment.

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Is pregnancy discrimination putting women off having children?

7 August 2015

Research from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has shown that working mothers are still being penalised for having children. 

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What’s the name of the game?

27 August 2015

Gamification, it’s a word that seems to be gaining more and more traction in business, especially when it comes to skills, training and engaging with staff.

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Doodling for a decision?

26 August 2015

In my last blog, I dealt with the counterintuitive notion that change—even in the context of high stakes business-to-business deals—is an emotional and visual process rather than a rational or anal

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E is for Engagement

26 August 2015

If there’s one thing that will keep your organisation on the right track, its employee engagement. There are many definitions of engagement in the workplace,

28 August 2015

Liam Butler discusses the importance of learning and development and why employers should invest in people training.

24 June 2015

Blaire Palmer tells TJ what firms must do to get the best out of meetings

15 April 2015

Training Journal celebrated its 50th birthday anniversary by hosting a Learning and Development Conference on Friday 10th July.