TJ Newsflash: 2 September

Here’s this week’s look at research, resources and news for all those working in the field of learning, talent and skills as selected by TJ’s editorial team

Still Rigged: Racism in the UK Labour Market 2022 – TUC

A new report from the TUC says that 2 in 5 BAME workers experience racism at work. The research finds hundreds of thousands of BAME workers face racist behaviour – from “banter” and jokes, through to bullying and harassment. However 4 in 5 don’t report the racism, for fear of it not being taken seriously or having a negative impact on their work life. The TUC calls on government to act now and introduce a new duty on employers to stop racism in the workplace.

People at Work 2022: A Global Workforce View – ADP

Nearly half of the UK workforce (45%) say their work is suffering as a result of poor mental health, according to the ADP® Research Institute’s People at Work 2022: A Global Workforce View. This rises to five in 10 (53%) of the 18–24-year-old cohort and 52% of 25-34-year-olds, compared to two in 10 (26%) of the 55+ age, the survey of almost 1,400 workers in the UK found. 

9 C-Suite Actions to Emerge Stronger During Recession – Gartner

This 60-minute on demand webinar has three experts from Gartner offering support and insight for leaders. They provide nine actions that company leaders can use to both weather a recession and use to finance longer-term digital growth. Find out what you must do to manage spend, secure talent, and accelerate digital initiatives.

Jaguar Land Rover delivering data skills training – Jaguar Land Rover 

Jaguar Land Rover is collaborating with tech start-up Multiverse to enhance the data skills of its employees as it accelerates its digital transformation and prepares for an electrified future. It is the first of many initiatives planned by the company to increase data capability and invest in employees’ skills to meet the needs of the business during its transformation and beyond.

Mindfulness at work: why it matters – Cambridge Judge Business School

More mindful employees perceive their job as less boring and are less likely to quit, says a study co-authored by Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School. (To read the full report from the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology click here)


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