Understanding the ten common causes for accidents in the workplace can help business owners and managers protect their employees and the business itself.
It's polling day and calling who the winner in the general election is still an uncertainty. But the build-up till now has created some good discussion points and insights worth weaving into your marketing plan.
Frequent comparisons have been made between the worlds of sport and enterprise, whether it be leadership, teamwork or success. As such, Real Business spoke with double Olympic gold medal winner Dame Kelly Holmes to find out her take on the similarities.
Picking out the shortage of adequately-skilled workers in the UK right now, Chris Wood joins our "I'm voting as…" series by outlining what kind of government he'd like to see come into power.
Small and medium-sized enterprises should do more to help the young unemployed according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
The government's three-year trailblazer qualification, designed to ensure a higher level of apprenticeships, allows young people to achieve a level six apprenticeship, equivalent to an undergraduate university degree. Barclays is the first company to take advantage of it.
Mobile World Congress has started, and mobile messaging services provider Acision has introduced a new service for businesses which will allow them to reach employees in real-time through digital interactive communications and training.
Businesses are planning to create jobs in every region of the UK this year as the recovery continues, but many are concerned that the nation's growing skills gap, which has the potential to leave many jobs unfilled, has become the number one workforce threat to the long-term health of the economy.
Often seen as a way of up-skilling the younger generation, high street bank Barclays has formed a different offering by creating apprenticeship’s aimed at individuals aged 50 and above.
Tasked as I am, without any chance of control to organise support and encourage others to achieve. One of my biggest challenges is to encourage those with ability to reach their potential, but who are for whatever reason unwilling.
The latest stage of the government’s apprenticeship drive has put businesses “in the driving seat” regarding design and funding of the training system.
In both business and society, young people carry the baton of the future – for change, dynamism, innovation and energy.