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national resilience

Strengthening national resilience through better coordination

Cate Pye, cyber and resilience expert at PA Consulting, discusses how better coordination of government, industry and the individual can strengthen national resilience.
digital skills gap

How COVID has expedited Government’s response to the digital skills gap

Justin Cooke, Chief Content and Partnerships Officer at FutureLearn, discusses how COVID has expedited the Government’s response to upskilling and reskilling the workforce to tackle the digital skills gap.
digital skills gap

Digital skills gap in Europe: Training people for the future

Nabila Salem, President of Revolent Group, discusses how training people for the future can help fill the digital skills gap in Europe.
women into welding

Can welding be a woman’s world?

Claire Spillane, Finance Director at Westermans International, discusses why we need to encourage more women into welding and STEM roles.
positional awareness

Positional awareness: The missing link to manual handling workplace training

Toni-Louise Gianatti from Soter Analytics, discusses why positional awareness is the missing link to behavioural change in manual handling workplace training.
executive coach

Do I need an executive coach?

Geoff Lawrence, MD, Vistage UK, discusses the benefits of having an executive coach in the workplace.
good teamwork, corporate learning solution

Good teamwork: How can you heal a dysfunctional workplace?

Sylvia Sage, programme director at Corporate Learning Solutions, explores how to create and hold onto good teamwork.
coaching culture

Establishing a coaching culture: Creation with caution

There are many custodians when establishing a coaching culture; HR, L&D, Executive Committees, internal coaches and more. If you are the custodian in your organisation, the following are points for you to consider.
pharmaceutical scientists

SSPC: Training the next generation of highly skilled pharmaceutical scientists and engineers

Louise O’Neill from SSPC, the SFI Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals, underlines the importance of training the next generation of highly skilled pharmaceutical scientists and engineers in Ireland.
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.
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.
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.
seeking mental health support

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.
offering mentoring

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.

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