Transfer – A Journey: Partnership Opportunities

As we have received a number of requests in regards partnering opportunities here is some information. We are looking for Vanguard Organisation Partners (VOP) who wish to add a product to the portfolio they offer to clients and customers that provides a residual income to the business activities. These partners will be the first in […]

Trans* – A Rainbow of Colours

  CBS News provides a very interesting article on Gender that proves enlightening!   They are called non-binary. They use different pronouns than the rest of us. And they do not identify with being either a man or a woman. Rather, these individuals often choose to reject gender completely, blend aspects of both, or to […]

Shame for Primark – Is It Time For Some Organisations Wake Up?

This is astonishing news from a major retailer in 2018, and a sign of how inadequacy in the area of equality and diversity is still prevalent and can be a very expensive mistake. In our work with organisations like the University of Manchester, who genuinely care about employee wellbeing we can see that they are […]

Fantastic News – Transfer – A Journey and Stonewall

We are pleased to announce that our seminar Transfer – A Journey has been recognised as a reason in the fantastic jump the University of Manchester has taken in the Stonewall Top 100 Employers 2018. We are proud and pleased to be a part of the outstanding work they are carrying out in this area […]

Another Myth Exposed

Elizabeth Walters over at TED talks exposes another myth. This pervasive bit of nonsense is yet another example of how these mind worms can infect individual thinking and cause problems in the workplace. ” I am more left-sided than right, so am not good at this…” This, along with other nonsense such as the change […]

Apprenticeship Providers – Why Throw Money Away Like That

Want To Improve Your Profits – Read On Yes, would seem to be the answer, with an average retention rate of just 64.5% that’s one whack of money you are all losing as a result. (Source). At an average income of £6000 per apprentice, that’s a whopping £2,130 per apprentice that is being wasted, per […]

How to Lose £45,000 as an Apprentice Provider

The Disgraceful State of Completion Rates There is a Shark in our midst, and not just the disgraceful state of completion rates, but the apparent failure to tackle a subject we all moan about constantly. "What are we gonna do with the millennial generation?" This is felt most acutely by Apprentice Providers and Levy Organisations [...]

Resilience for Apprentices – Workshop Launch

Guest Blogger today is Barry Wall the course leader, and our MD! As course leader for the north, alongside Julie Price our southern leader, I am delighted to announce that our new workshop, specifically designed with apprentice providers in mind is now available. Resilience for Apprentices: A 3.5 hour workshop of challenging and thoughtful learning […]

CBI/Pearson Survey Highlights Risks to Employers in Learning Provision

A CBI/Pearson survey of 344 firms found that 32 percent were dissatisfied with graduates’ ‘attitudes and behaviours of self-management and resilience An interesting article over at the CBI, particular interest from the report includes the statement: “Quality of teaching, learning and careers inspiration defines the life chances of young people – it’s a shared challenge […]