The Guardian is reporting on the slump in high street activity…… “I think this reflects the financial pressures on consumers,” says Samuel Tombs of consultancy Pantheon Macroeconomics. “Inflation is picking up, the labour market is not looking quite as healthy. Jobs growth clearly has slowed … and the fiscal squeeze is starting to be felt, […]
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/sweden-introduces-six-hour-work-day-a6674646.html Why not? We ask.
The Governments levy on businesses is questioned in an interesting video over at the BBC website and this raises questions about quality and relevance that apprenticeships have on the UK skill shortage. What are your thoughts. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-35786883
Ahead of the CPD events that are taking place in Manchester during March to support you in your NMC revalidation , two of our experts in the field, Bethann Siviter RN and Barry Wall PGCE discuss the nature of revalidation and how we may need to look with better eyes. Read on and consider what […]
Continuing our work on learning within this field, here is an interesting a video and some guidance for practitioners. For more on learning available for revalidation please contact us.
It is unlikely that many folk will have heard of Will Sommers, or the important role that he played in the court of Henry the Eighth, but we can learn from that relationship when it comes to organisations in modern Britain. We don’t need to tell you that change is common companion in the workplace […]
Sociology Live provide us with food for thought in a short but informative introduction to the concept of Social Capital. This theory opens up lots of avenues for discussion about wealth generation within organisations and can help focus thinking on economics as well as finance, interaction as well as production and how doing things that […]
Same Tale – Different Interpretation Excerpted with thanks to Barry Wall from the upcoming book “I’m a Trainer, Get Me Out of Here” Aesop was a smart old bird, that is why we still use his fables as learning tools more than 2500 years after they were written. Like everything they are open to interpretation, […]
Not Training in Soft Skill Costs Business The OECD report, commissioned by Mcdonalds highlights the cost in production of the soft skills gap that could be affecting your business. Contact us today to find out how you can improve soft skills and increase profit whilst doing it. Download the full report.
It is not what business needs right now by any stretch of the imagination, and we will have to provide learning and development that takes account of this phenomenon. The Telegraph really nails it with this excellent article.