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International Workplace celebrates success at Learning Technologies Awards

The International Workplace team was delighted to attend the Learning Technologies Awards 2018 last night, to celebrate being shortlisted in the category of ‘Best international learning platform implementation’. At a glamorous awards c...


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Worktech academy report identifies leadership as most important factor to impact productivity

Quality of leadership is reported to be the single most important factor to impact the level of productivity in an organisation, according to a new international research study. The report, 'The Puzzle of Productivity: What enhances workplace pe...


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Sentencing guidelines for manslaughter introduced

Sentencing guidelines for manslaughter came into force in courts on 1 November 2018. This is the first time that comprehensive guidelines have been drawn up for these very serious and difficult cases, which could range from an unintended death re...


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‘Off-payroll’ rules for private sector delayed, but still protested

IR35 rules governing ‘off-payroll’ working will now be extended to the private sector from April 2020, the chancellor announced in his budget, which will affect businesses in how they pay contractors and freelance workers. The IR35 re...


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Initiative calls for 100% of Dame Judith Hackitt’s recommendations for building regulations and fire safety to be implemented

100% Hackitt, an industry initiative to encourage the government to deliver all of the recommendations contained within Dame Judith Hackitt's report, has been launched in Westminster by Local Authority Building Control (LABC) and the British ...


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Further changes to the apprenticeship levy to support employers

From April 2019, large businesses will be able to invest up to 25% of their apprenticeship levy to support apprentices in their supply chain, the Budget 2018 announced. Some employers will pay half of what they currently pay for apprenticeship tr...