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mental health in the workplace, Ius Laboris

The issue of mental health in the workplace

In the first of a three part series, member firms of Ius Laboris outline the law across Belgium, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Italy around mental health in the workplace.
R&D departments

R&D departments warned they must prepare for surge in workloads

R&D departments have much work to do to prepare for an imminent increase in workloads, according to new research by Ayming.
digital technology

£500,000 awarded to councils for digital technology innovations

Councils have been awarded over £500,000, from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s Local Digital Fund, to fund seven digital technology projects exploring the use of digital technology to improve local public services.
digital skills

Ministry of Justice allocates £4 million in major digital skills drive

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has spent a combined total of £3,802,021 on digital skills training over the last three financial years, according to new research from a Parliament Street think tank.
infrastructure revolution, emerging technology

Emerging technology demands an infrastructure revolution

Professor Maria Merlyne de Souza, member of the IEEE and Professor of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Sheffield University discuses why infrastructure must change in order to meet the demands of emerging technology.
EdTech will benefit

Three ways EdTech will benefit this century’s learners

Felicity Parsisson, Learning Designer at FutureLearn, explains three ways in which EdTech will benefit this century’s learners.
obstacles to digital transformation, VIRTUS data

Overcoming obstacles to digital transformation

Darren Watkins, Managing Director of VIRTUS Data Centres explains his thoughts on overcoming the obstacles to digital transformation.
top talent

Science of attraction: How to source and retain top talent in STEM

Inez Cornell at Radleys identifies what companies and universities can be doing to not only attract top talent and encourage people to pursue a career within science but how to retain employees, as well.
embed continuous improvement

How do we embed continuous improvement in our organisation?

CI and Quality Improvement are two tools for delivering efficient and effective public services. How can you embed these skills in your organisation? Andrew Sandford enlightens us here.
political hacktivism, future cyber skills

Political hacktivism: Future cyber skills shortage under the spotlight

34% of the UK public is concerned with the rise in political hacktivism aimed at disrupting democratic processes, such as general elections and referendums.
generation agile

Why we need Generation Agile

The Agile Business Consortium is calling for the inclusion of agility and agile skills in the education of everyone from primary school children, to working professionals.
public sector needs SD-WAN

Why the public sector needs SD-WAN to solve today’s network challenges

Sascha Giese, Head Geek™, SolarWinds, explains why SD-WAN is relevant for the public sector, and bringing an understanding of the barriers to adoption may encourage other organisations in the sector to follow suite.
digital skills gap

Closing the digital skills gap: Three steps for business and government collaboration

We all have a responsibility to close the skills gap, but what are you going about it? Here, Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, HR Director, UK & Ireland at Tata Consultancy Services shares three steps for business and government collaboration.
financial literacy problem

Should the UK be investing more in its financial literacy problem?

New research reveals that one in three of us can’t figure out the correct change from a typical ‘big shop'. This poses the question as to whether the UK should be investing in its financial literacy problem.
dream stem project

The DREAM STEM Project at North Carolina Central University: Retaining talent

Caesar R. Jackson, Professor of Physics explores the DREAM STEM Project at North Carolina Central University, which includes retaining science, technology, engineering and mathematics talent in the U.S.
blockchain skills gap

Closing the blockchain skills gap

Ken Weber, Head of Social Impact, Ripple, assesses the blockchain skills gap and the role of academia, governments and private organisations in helping to address it.
the electricity industry

How to get a career in the electricity industry

The electricity industry is in need of a new generation of engineers with the skills to work on the energy systems of the future as it begins to benefit from a range of new smart and low carbon technologies.
executive coaching, arden university

Executive coaching: The hidden benefit

Ross Thompson at Arden University reveals the hidden benefit of executive coaching – which is the potential to unlock talent and capability via the promotion of candour and personal opinion.
alison pritchard, government digital service

Alison Pritchard becomes interim Director General of GDS

Defra's Alison Pritchard joins GDS as Director General, beginning her first week as the department’s interim chief.
teaching technology

Bridging the digital gap: The importance of teaching technology to older people

Alongside Maplewave, we explore the importance of teaching technology to older people in order to close the digital age divide and which methods will help close the digital gap.

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