HR & Training News

Open Access Government’s Human Resources (HR) and Training category is one that helps provide information on important changes within the workplace.

We cover stories on research to improve workplace staff productivity and employee mental health. Research into stress levels and the fear of ‘burning out’ and how to combat these issues. With expert opinions from companies around the country, you can find articles on workplace benefits and the positives to flexible working hours.

Also available are articles concerning compliance to HR and the problems surrounding gender discrimination and inequality.

apprenticeships in the UK

The crucial role of apprenticeships in the UK

Chief Executive of the Association of The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP), Mark Dawe details the crucial role of apprenticeships in the UK today
start-up innovation

Combining large corporations’ market reach with start-up innovation power

Imec’s programme manager Sven De Cleyn explains how imec.istart helps boost start-up innovation in large corporation markets
inequalities in youth unemployment

Government announces £90 million programme to tackle inequalities in youth unemployment

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the launch of an innovative programme to address ethnic inequalities in youth unemployment and to help disadvantaged young people get into work
disabled employees

Disabled employees to benefit from Access to Work grant rise

Hundreds of disabled employees are to benefit from a £15,000 rise in Access to Work grants to assist them at work, following new measures introduced by Parliament

Brexhaustation overwhelms City Employment

Morgan McKinley London Employment Monitor provides insight into city employment statistics from February 2018

Hidden business costs to be aware of when starting a venture

Flogas MG provides insight into how to avoid premature business failure due to hidden costs when starting a new venture

Builders Merchants Federation reports apprenticeship levy success

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has successfully launched Apprenticeships Plus including an Apprenticeship Training Agency to research and access apprenticeships for their members
STEM sector

International Women’s Day: How to make it as a woman in the STEM sector

Nancy Thomson, CEO of Thomson ecology, provides an insight on how to make it in the STEM sector as we continue to celebrate International Women's Day
world of work

Bringing the world of work to life for young people

The Careers & Enterprise Company is calling out to employers across all sectors and industries to help make a real difference to the lives of young people
workless households

Number of children in workless households down over half a million

Number of workless households falls by 881,000 since 2010 and 53,000 on the year
becoming an engineer

Apprentice on the road to becoming an engineer

Twenty-two-year-old Jack Brittain is well on his way to becoming an engineer thanks to an apprenticeship opportunity on the biggest road project currently in construction provided by Highways England
female surveyors

International Women’s Day calls for more female surveyors

Graduate surveyor Charlotte Williams is urging schools to do more to make young women aware of surveying as a career as International Women’s Day approaches
female engineers

International Women’s Day: BSRIA asks if we are doing enough for female engineers

BSRIA is celebrating International Women’s Day on Thursday 8th March but as an industry – Julia Evans, Chief Executive, BSRIA – asks: are we doing enough to nurture and inspire the excellence of female engineers – both into the construction industry and beyond the ‘glass ceiling’?
young talent

National Apprenticeship Week: supporting young talent

New research suggests 86% of those in senior management positions think industries should emulate sport when it comes to nurturing young talent
National Apprenticeship Week

BSRIA celebrates National Apprenticeship Week 2018

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW2018) – running from Monday 5th to Friday 9th March - brings together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships
employment rate

Employment rate remains at near-record high

Figures show that employment rate remains at near-record high and that groups across society are accessing new job opportunities
jobs available

Jobs available hit record low at the start of 2018

January experienced a decrease in jobs available and job seekers, according to Morgan McKinley London Employment Monitor
changing world of work

UK addresses the challenges of the changing world of work in the modern economy

Millions of workers will receive new rights under major government reforms as the UK addresses the challenges in the changing world of work The government...
Labour Market

Keeping pace with today’s rapidly changing labour market

Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility offers her thoughts on today’s rapidly changing labour market To succeed in today’s rapidly...
workplace productivity

We’re working more than ever – but we’re losing workplace productivity

Against a backdrop of lethargic growth and productivity, is technology the answer to unlocking future gains in workplace productivity? In 2014, a Bank of France...

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