All items: Learning and development

  • How to build a digitally competent workforce

    Date:
    11 July 2017

    Transitioning from post-industrial skills to digital competence must be a strategic priority for every organisation, says Diego Martinez from cut-e.

  • Five ways Theresa May can boost her leadership skills

    Date:
    3 July 2017

    It has been a stormy ride for Theresa May's premiership so far. Could honing her leadership skills as a successful business leader ensure her a smoother term of office? Anne Watson from In Touch Networks looks at five attributes the Prime Minister needs to demonstrate.

  • PPMA president: What the public sector needs from the next Government

    Date:
    9 June 2017

    Caroline Nugent is the new president of the Public Services People Managers' Association (PPMA). Here, she puts forward the key areas in the public sector she feels the new Government should focus on.

  • Corbyn vs May: Leadership styles in the spotlight

    Date:
    7 June 2017

    Gloria Moss, professor of management and marketing at Buckinghamshire New University, examines the leadership styles of Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May.

  • Tory manifesto: national retraining, national insurance holidays and more gap reporting

    Date:
    19 May 2017

    Theresa May launched the Conservative Party's 2017 election manifesto, and for HR and employers there are no big surprises. Having already laid out her plans on workers' rights earlier this week, and with many policies announced over the past year, there is not much we didn't already know. But, as is likely in any 88-page document, there are a few items of interest that may not already be on your radar.

  • Learning teams must accelerate the path towards digital, says leading analyst

    Date:
    3 April 2017

    L&D teams want technology to deliver better experiences and increase employee engagement with learning, according to one of Europe's leading learning analysts.

  • Will the apprenticeship levy mean smaller businesses lose out?

    Date:
    10 March 2017

    The apprenticeship levy, due to take effect on 6 April, could end up being "fairer" to some employers than others or risk failing to achieve its goals, if the Government does not clarify a number of issues.

  • Leadership development: resilience in times of trauma

    Date:
    20 January 2017

    The vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as president of the US meant that 2016 was a traumatic year. Dr Amy Armstrong looks at how leaders can use these uncertain times as opportunities to learn and develop.

  • Why it is crucial to create leaders at all levels

    Date:
    12 September 2016

    The majority of organisations say it is crucial to have the right leadership in place for success, yet only 15% feel they're developing their managers properly. How can this be addressed?

  • Post-Brexit, L&D must be even more responsive

    Date:
    31 August 2016

    At a time of significant and perhaps even unprecedented change since the EU referendum, it is more important than ever for L&D to be responsive to fast-evolving business needs.

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