Earlier this month, Chancellor Philip Hammond took a bold step in announcing the government’s pledge to upskill the UK’s future workforce. In particular, the introduction of T-levels marks a positive step in the right direction in resolving the ever-increasing digital skills gap.
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A study of the Forbes List of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women has found that Europe's most powerful business women have an above average number of children, it has been revealed today.
The Chartered Management Institute has today revealed it's overwhelming support for the UK Universities' latest report which stated that over 5,000 new degree apprenticeships would be commencing in September.
A survey of employers has revealed that many feel their young employees lack basic soft skills in the workplace, with inappropriate mobile phone usage ranking as the number one annoyance.
Back in 2013 Universities announced that they would be increasing their fees from £3,000 per year to £9,000 per year for new students, doubling the cost for those looking to further their education. This immediately met controversy as students and prospective students alike took to the streets to protest the rise. The public expressed their worry that universities would go backwards and become, yet again, a place for the elite and upper classes.
The discovery of heat and movement sensors attached to the bottom of desks at a leading British employer has resulted in severe accusations that bosses care more about figures and profits than they do about their relations with their workers, and has set a “new low” in workplace relations.
With a manual labour skills shortage now a real concern in the UK, Kevin Byrne, the founder and CEO of Checkatrade.com gave us his views on the problems in the sector and what can be done about it.
The stereotypical engineering office would be full of MEng degrees and would have a wealth of engineering experience, but there’s a different trend emerging at Max Fordham, who have tried to change the way their employees look at problems to deliver innovative solutions.