Category Archives: Learning at Work

News and views about learning at work

Do pretty trainers get better results than ugly ones?

Research from suggests that a good looking teacher will enable students to get a higher grade

Tribunal fees decision increases need for managers to get trained.

Trade union leaders are congratulating Unison for winning a landmark victory in the Supreme Court over the payment of charges for taking a case to an Employment Tribunal. The charges…

Benchmark your Learning and Development

Towards Maturity offer learning and development benchmark survey

How much will the Apprenticehip Levy cost?

Questions are asked about how much the Apprenticeship Levy will actually cost, will it be worth it?

Reading classic books enhances emotional intelligence

Michael Millward explores research that links reading classical literature to increased levels of emotional intelligence.

Design in Business

Who could we send to the Shard, other than Work Place Learning Centre contributors Julia Tybura and Rupert Wainwright? They were looking forward to debating radical innovation and doing some real blue sky…

Apprenticeship Levy Consultation

The government has now confirmed that despite calls from employer representatives for a delay the apprenticeship levy will be introduced on 6 April 2017 and has issued further details on…