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Not feeling valued at work is the third most-common reason for employees looking for a new job. Why is it so important? And what can HR do about it?
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HR can help kickstart UK productivity by focusing on workplace performance factors that make a difference. Here we look at Ability. Find out why.
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HR can help kickstart UK productivity by focusing on workplace performance factors that really make a difference. Here we look at Focus. Find out why.
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Mental wellbeing can be strengthened with these 5 quick-fire hacks that employees can learn and master quickly. Teach them, learn them, use them.
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The number of home workers is increasing rapidly, but are organisations addressing their mental wellbeing needs? Our six tips are an essential read.
Today the Chancellor outlined his second Budget to parliamentary colleagues in the House of Commons. Following a pledge to create “an economy that works for everyone”, Phillip Hammond announced a spate of policies intending to boost productivity across the UK workforce. From re-affirming the government’s commitment to three million apprenticeship starts by 2020, to announcing £100 million for an additional 8,000 computer science teachers, it was very much a budget with industrial strategy at its core.Training & Development
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Off the back of the Taylor Review, what does good work look like for ALL members of society? In the gig economy age, we look closer at the issue.
Earlier this year, Investors in People conducted research and produced a report aiming to outline the determinants of a good apprenticeship scheme. One strand of this research was to pinpoint perceptions held by young people and their parents toward apprenticeships.
Investors in People research shows perceptions of apprenticeships remain poor.53% of Young People Have Never Considered Applying for an Apprenticeship37% of parents wouldn’t encourage their children to pursue an apprenticeshipFor 58% of young people, pay is the most important factor in deciding whether to pursue an apprenticeshipInvestors in People advises that employers should consider the following in their approach to apprenticeships: