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Why learning intervention is not always the answer

We reported in April this year that International Workplace had become a signatory to the Serious eLearning Manifesto, a list of 22 principles designed to underpin best practice in digital training. I won’t repeat all 22 principle...


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Weinstein case highlights HR’s duty to all employees, not just those in power

Over the last few weeks, it has been near impossible to avoid hearing stories in the news from the dozens of actresses who have come forward to raise their allegations against Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein. Whilst the accusations and the pe...


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Foster carers: the latest employment status argument

The recent lodging of an Employment Tribunal claim against Hampshire County Council on behalf of a foster carer has re-opened a long-running debate surrounding the status of foster parents. Background Sarah Anderson provides foster care for the ...


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New magazine gives insight into mental health at work

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new magazine to promote mental and physical health awareness, which will be of interest to all employers looking to gain a greater insight into the impact of mental ill health on ...


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Gig economy: a testing ground for flexible working

In many ways, the ‘gig economy’ has become the testing ground for new ideas about flexible working patterns, which might become the model for Generation Z. For those seeking work, it is all about working as and when you want to do so; ...


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It’s time to take well-being seriously

Our first learners joined us in the last week of September: the course was very well received and culminated in lots of discussion and actions from the many course participants. The five days proved to be really valuable for our learners, with de...