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Pattenmakers start search for 2020 Young Manager Award winner

Livery company the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers has opened nominations for its annual Young Manager Award, and is looking to find a talented young facilities manager deserving of the unique training and development opportunities it provides....


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New policy solutions geared to prevent labour supply shock post Brexit

Immigration and continued access to skilled overseas workers are two of the most crucial Brexit-related issues facing UK employers and policy-makers. From January 2021, a new immigration system will begin in the UK that will inevitably and signifi...


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Further reform urgently needed for effective Apprenticeship Levy

Urgent steps must be taken by government to reform the Apprenticeship Levy in England, so firms can offer more of the high-quality training they need to succeed.  That’s according to a new CBI report, ‘Learning on the job: Improvi...


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Virtual reality can help predict workers’ behaviour during emergency evacuations, research shows

Virtual reality can provide valuable insights into workers’ behaviour during emergency evacuations and may improve safety awareness, new research has shown. Researchers from the University of Nottingham, funded by the Institution of Occupat...


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New 'age-friendly' guidance helps employers

The Centre for Ageing Better has published a report highlighting the importance of providing support to employees in mid-life as a way of helping them stay in work for longer if they want to, plan for what they will need in retirement, and think a...


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International Workplace selects Datore Analytics

International Workplace has selected Datore Analytics to provide business intelligence dashboards and data analytics services to its award-winning online training platform. The deal, which is initially for one year, will see Datore provide their e...