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Will the Apprenticeship Levy take a toll on bigger businesses?

In April of this year, the Government introduced the Apprenticeship Levy, requiring employers across the UK with an annual salary bill of more than £3m to contribute to the apprenticeship pot. The impact of the Levy is unknown as yet, but th...


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Challenging health and safety practice: time for a refresh?

Refresher training tends to come in for a lot of stick by the people who often feel they’ve been forced to do it as part of a ‘tick box’ compliance procedure. And all too often, they are right.  Finding a way of refreshing ...


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Back to the classroom: an insider view

What’s it like to return to formal study after a long break? What can you do to make it easier for yourself when you’re studying while you work? Heidi Thompson, Head of Learning and Development at International Workplace, provides some...


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Join us as a Test Pilot

Since our eLearning awards success in 2011, International Workplace has seen an acceleration in both the number of online courses in its portfolio, as well as the development of an increasingly sophisticated learning management system (LMS) and le...


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Apprenticeship Levy comes into force

In the Spending review and autumn statement of 2015, the Chancellor of the Exchequer confirmed that an apprenticeship levy would be imposed on all large employers in all industry sectors, for the purpose of raising money to meet the cost of appren...


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Do learning styles really matter?

Does adapting your training approach for different learning styles actually make things better? Not according to 30 educational experts who wrote a letter to the UK’s Guardian newspaper last week. David Sharp considers the facts.  ...