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Equality and Diversity in the Public Sector - fair's fair

Posted by Kate Carter on 13-Nov-2018 12:14:00

By law, all UK public bodies such as Councils or NHS Trusts - must comply with the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED).

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Topics: unconscious bias, award winning training solutions, award winning elearning, equality and diversity training, upskilling at work

Suspicious packages training wrapped up

Posted by Kate Carter on 06-Nov-2018 14:00:18

An unattended bag or package is more than likely harmless, but never assume that it is.

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Topics: risk assessments, elearning, ROSPA courses

Recognising and Overcoming Unconscious Bias

Posted by Bob Little on 06-Nov-2018 10:22:00

Once, when I was a child, my father explained to us that he’d been refused a job purely because of his ethnicity. He reported this without any animosity and only a hint of disappointment. Prejudice, discrimination, conscious and unconscious bias were merely accepted facts of life in those days.

Today, things may have changed – if only that these things are now overtly, and rightly, discouraged in our society.

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Topics: change, unconscious bias, equality and diversity training, equal opportunities, upskilling at work

The Value of Leadership

Posted by Kate Carter on 30-Oct-2018 09:55:00

It was in 1957, addressing the Australian Institute of Management, that Field Marshall Sir William Slim, then Governor General of Australia, remarked, “Leadership is of the spirit…its practice is an art. Management is of the mind… its practice is a science.

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Topics: "leadership"

Leading and Influencing Others

Posted by Bob Little on 17-Oct-2018 09:53:00

Success in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world, involves individuals and organisations coping with change. Those leading this change – and influencing others to achieve this change effectively – need high quality leadership skills.

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Topics: "leadership"

Leadership and Problem Solving

Posted by Bob Little on 10-Oct-2018 10:11:00

 

Everyone faces problems. Even if we call them ‘opportunities’, they’re still problems. While humanity hasn’t yet found a satisfactory process which will solve all our problems, there are some problem-solving approaches and techniques that can prove effective – especially in a work context, notably with regard to three key issues for leaders: change, teambuilding and communication.

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Topics: "leadership", award winning training solutions, communication, change, teambuilding, leading

Director, Facilitator or Motivator - are you a Leader or a Chameleon?

Posted by Kate Carter on 02-Oct-2018 10:02:00

Every Leader or Manager has a natural style of leadership - a "personality" - that is innate in them all.

However, the most successful leaders are chameleons: they can take on the role of Directors, Facilitators or Motivators depending on what challenges they are facing at the time.

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Topics: award winning training solutions, "leadership"

Right to Work - protecting you and your workers

Posted by Kate Carter on 26-Sep-2018 14:31:19

If you are responsible for employing people you are almost certainly aware of the need to check documentation before taking them on. Fines imposed on UK companies in the first quarter of this year alone were in excess of £7 million.

As an employer, you must check that a job applicant is allowed to work for you in the UK before you employ them.

 

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Ten Criteria for Choosing the Perfect eLearning Partner

Posted by Bob Little on 20-Sep-2018 15:28:00

According to the 2017/18 Learning Benchmark Report, published by the UK-based learning innovation benchmarking organisation, Towards Maturity, 89% of all organisations use some form of e-learning in their learning and development (L&D) activities.

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Topics: award winning elearning, award winning training solutions, staff training

Sticky eLearning is the key to success

Posted by Kate Carter on 19-Sep-2018 17:45:00

 As an eLearning or training and development manager,  you need to ensure that the training you provide protects your staff, your organisation and your reputation. As fun as the micro approach may be, sometimes people need in depth training with "use case" examples, quizzes, real life scenarios and post testing which stretches the learner, tests their knowledge to really challenge them.

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Topics: bite-sized learning, award winning training solutions, award winning elearning, staff training

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