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Labour’s return: Implications for skills and development

Labour’s election victory reshapes the UK workplace: implications for skills, technology, safety, and mental health The Labour Party will be in Government after the 2024 UK election, for the first […]...
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The UK’s skills strategy – what should be prioritised?

With apprenticeship participation down, and skill spending low – what can the Labour manifesto provide businesses? Nichola Hay dives right in. Recent research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and […]...
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Fostering connection: The antidote to workplace loneliness

A lack of connection at work has impact both for the organisation and the individual. Thom Dennis explores this and shares ways to improve A paradox has emerged in today’s […]...
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Will the end of non-competes spell the end of training and development? 

Changes to restrictive clauses could reshape employee development, leaving L&D concerned about potential budget cuts. Marie Unger delves into the potential impacts of evolving non-compete agreements on workforce investment and […]...
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Bootcamps and apprenticeship programmes for skills development 

Bootcamps and apprenticeship programmes can provide a fast, flexible and inclusive path to high-demand careers. Paula Fryer explores their impact on career growth and industry innovation  Bootcamps and apprenticeship programmes have […]...
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How artificial intelligence is influencing tech-sector layoffs and reskilling

Carly Holm examines AI’s impact on tech jobs and the need for companies to adapt with the right tools or partners In March, employees in the marketing and communications division […]...
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