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.

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...
smart working

Smart working – let us make your place work for you

Emmanuel Chautemps, Director of Bouygues E&S FM UK limited explains how smart working can transform workplaces to improve happiness, wellbeing, and productivity
workforce

UK workforce falls for the first time in 2 years

Despite unemployment continuing to fall at a steady rate the UK workforce has seen a decline in numbers for the first time in 2 years
office rationalisation

Is office rationalisation enough?

Alison White, Co-Founder of PLACEmaking reveals her thoughts on office rationalisation and smarter working

Over 3 million more people in work since 2010

New figures released today reveal that there are now over 3 million more people in work, in the UK, compared to 2010
skilled

Creating a highly skilled workforce for the future

Ontario’s Ministry of Education shares why a highly skilled workforce is vital for progression and how this is being encouraged in the province

Why apprenticeships are a vital part of our industry

There has never been a more exciting time for apprenticeships in the UK. Here Clair Prosser at BSRIA explains more about the recent Apprenticeship Levy

How does workplace safety fare across Europe?

Luke Rees, Head of Digital at Accuracast examines data on workplace safety across Europe and analyses discrepancies between nations on how safe workers feel Danger is...

Brexit brain drain is a threat to the technology sector

The technology sector is under threat from a Brexit brain drain as the number of overseas applicants applying for UK jobs since the referendum drops

Evidence based health promotion at work

Health promotion is the workplace is a key priority in the 21st Century, explains Jaana Laitinen of the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Apprenticeship reforms: The role of training providers

Mark Dawe, Chief Executive, AELP says apprenticeship reforms can tackle poor productivity but the support of training providers is necessary to succeed

New initiatives highlight the value of apprenticeships

James Kelly, Chief Executive of the British Security Industry Association looks at the value of apprenticeships and how they are shaping the industry
Overcoming the talent shortage in the public sector

Overcoming the talent shortage in the public sector

In these challenging times the public sector needs courageous, innovative and diverse leaders, says Martin Tucker, Chief Executive at GatenbySanderson

Accessibility for all is not an option – it’s a fundamental right

European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen, explains why accessibility is important for all citizens

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