Negroponte to give LT keynote

Negroponte to give LT keynote

The organisers of the annual Learning Technologies conference have this week announced the programme for its upcoming event on 29-30 January 2013 and London’s Olympia 2. The keynote speakers are Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Association, and Gerd Leonhard, a renowned futurist. Negroponte’s…

UK talent nurture issue revealed

UK talent nurture issue revealed

A study on Global Leadership by SHL has revealed the UK’s leaders of today are among the most effective in the world, but the potential dips when analysing the supply of talented leaders of tomorrow. The research provides a worldwide view of leadership and its future potential. It…

Leaders prefer informal learning

Leaders prefer informal learning

A preference for informal or social learning amongst leaders and managers has been revealed as part of a new study on leadership development. The research, carried out by GoodPractice, aims to highlight the key challenges faced by managers in UK organisations today, where they go for support and…

Skills shortage issues revealed

Skills shortage issues revealed

A new research programme to understand the impact of a skills shortage on business performance has revealed that…

Talent managers failing; new report

Talent managers failing; new report

A new report says many widely adopted approaches to improving corporate performance are time consuming, expensive and disruptive.…

UK firms not protecting talent

UK firms not protecting talent

Only one in 10 organisations say they have robust plans in place to ensure their business continues to…

Trainers urged to take PRIDE

Trainers urged to take PRIDE

Olympic athlete Steve Backley has urged training professionals to take pride in what they do. Addressing the audience…

Corporate manslaughter act duties enforced

Corporate manslaughter act duties enforced

  A pig firm has been fined £187,500 after it became the first company to be convicted under…

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CEO departures go unplanned

CEO departures go unplanned

A new report by SHL, the psychometric testing company, says that most large businesses do not have a…

CIPD survey highlights skills gap

CIPD survey highlights skills gap

A new survey from the CIPD has highlighted a leadership skills gap in senior management in the UK.…

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