Details

Research reveals workplace safety and health implications of outsourcing

Workplace safety and health challenges arising from outsourcing have been revealed as part of a new study by Cranfield University. The new study, funded by IOSH, saw researchers explore how outsourcing practices vary when working with different ty...


Details

First ever LGBT apprenticeships guide launched

Unionlearn, the learning and skills organisation of the TUC, has launched the first ever lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) inclusive guide to apprenticeships. The new guide, published during LGBT History Month and National Apprenticeship We...


Details

IWFM launches "Impact Awards 2020"

Entries are now open for the new-look IWFM Impact Awards 2020. The Industry awards are back for their 20th year, with five new categories, including a focus on wellbeing, positive climate action, collaboration and social value. The awards are...


Details

69% of managers’ work will be automated by 2024

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies such as virtual personal assistants and chatbots are rapidly making headway into the workplace. By 2024, Gartner, Inc. predicts that these technologies will replace almost 69% of the manager&r...


Details

New safety and health competency framework to “drive highest standards”

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has revealed further details about its updated framework for the OSH profession, designed to meet the changing needs and expectations of professionals working in health and safety. As busin...


Details

Businesses battle to upskill workers in global skills race

New research published by skills development body City & Guilds Group reveals that employers across the world are racing to upskill their workforces. However, with digitalisation and fluctuating economies transforming the skills needed in the ...