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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.
mental health training in the workplace

The value of mental health training in the workplace

Lottie Galvin, Mental Health First Aider at iHASCO explores the current UK workplace mental health crisis and discusses how businesses can implement measures to improve workplace wellbeing in their employees.
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Nightmare bosses: 1 in 4 workers seeking mental health support

Research from Totaljobs has uncovered a worrying divide in the relationships between line managers and their reports as half (49%) reveal that they have quit a job due to the relationship with their boss going sour.
workplace training

Workplace training is key to your businesses’ success

According to numerous research, there’s one thing that’s frequently listed as a top perk for workers and that’s workplace training. Here, we’ll look at why workplace training is key to your businesses’ success.
grenfell community

Grenfell community to get further education funding boost

The Government has pledged up to £32.3 million to support the local community affected by the Grenfell Tower fire so they can access high-quality further education and training.
civil nuclear energy sector

Civil nuclear energy sector – A world of opportunities to grow skills 

Dale Edwards, Consultant Specialist, Clarke Willmott is passionate about preparing our next generation of workers to upskill those already in work. Here, he shares his thoughts about how the civil nuclear energy sector is full of opportunities.
smart working

Smart Working: Preparing for a digital future

In this ebook, Alison White from PLACEmaking lifts the lid on Smart Working practices and reveals her thoughts on preparing both people and places for the digital future.
pressured to go to university

Students felt pressured to go to university by school teachers

New research looking into the benefit of apprenticeships has revealed that 64% of Britons felt pressured to go to university by teachers whilst they were at school, and a further 41% felt pressured by their parents.
STEM skills

What can tech businesses do to address the STEM skills shortage?

A recent STEM skills indicator showed that businesses at the cutting edge of the industrial economy are feeling the effects of a lack of STEM skills in the UK workforce. Rich Mortimer, Chief People Officer, Egress Software Technologies, discusses how tech business can address the issue.
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Why organisations should be offering mentoring

Organisations should be offering mentoring to every employee. There are several, often overlooked, benefits to mentoring programmes which organisations should really consider.
coached at work, millennials

Nearly 40% of millennials now coached at work

Research conducted for the Sky Betting and Gaming Workstyles 2019 report*, indicates that there has been gradual growth in millennials being coached at work.
education and training

The priorities for education and training in the Irish state

Open Access Government explores the priorities for education and training in the Irish state, following the appointment of Joe McHugh TD as the Minister for Education and Skills, replacing Richard Bruton TD in the role during October 2018
mental health training

Independent study reveals positive impact of mental health training

New research commissioned by IOSH, has shown that Mental Health First Aid training has significantly raised awareness about mental health in the workplace
education and training

Countries must make education and training a top priority to compete in the future

Cesare Onestini, Director of the European Training Foundation (ETF), has called for countries in and around the European Union to make education and training their number one priority if they want to compete in the global markets of the future
educational crisis

Britain’s educational crisis revealed: indifference towards learning and development putting futures at risk

A new study, by AVADO, has revealed Britain's educational crisis as almost a third (32%) have a negative or indifferent attitude towards learning, including feeling lazy, unmotivated, nervous, tired or bored
T levels

£8 million initiative will boost teacher skills ahead of T levels

Teachers and staff across the country will benefit from a new £8 million professional development offer, being developed by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), to help them prepare for the roll-out of new T Levels
drone training

Drone training professionals discover sharp rise in women enrolling on UAV courses

RUSTA, which offers Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approved National Qualified Entity (NQE) drone training courses, noticed an upsurge in women across the UK registering on its courses in the last 12 months
training and education

How to ask your employer for extra training and education

Members of the Newcastle College adult learning department gave their advice on what to consider when asking your employer for extra training and education.
online training

Face to face vs. online training: What’s your pick?

Kamy Anderson, Market Researcher at ProProfs explores the differences between face to face and online training.
The Apprenticeship Levy

The Apprenticeship Levy UK government initiative

Ben Rowland from Arch Apprentices provides comment on the apprenticeships levy in the UK

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