Learning & Development

Upskilling at pace with the changing world of work could give you the competitive edge needed to level up from middle management to top leadership material. So are you doing enough to grow your expertise and future-proof your career?

In this short read, in partnership with online educators Learna, we look at five learning trends that could help shape your career development – from virtual training to today’s more accessible MBAs.

Five brilliant talent development strategies you can steal from major companies

From investing in your employees by sponsoring professional qualifications to simply creating a healthy learning culture around mistakes and failure, this People Management Insight report, produced in partnership with ICS Learn, details five ways in which companies at the very top approach talent development

Seven unusual ways to invest your apprenticeship levy

The common perception is that apprenticeships involve lots of out-of-work training or are too inflexible and only suitable for those looking for a nine-to-five. Companies that hold these outmoded views are holding themselves back. 

Read this People Management Insight report, in partnership with ICS Learn, to find out how your organisation could be making better use of your apprenticeship levy.


If you’re a business with a payroll of over £3m, you will have been paying 0.5% of your annual payroll into your Levy ‘pot’. The money you have paid will soon expire. If you don’t use it, you will lose it. Join this webinar, in partnership with ICS Learn, for some top tips and guidance on how to make the apprenticeship levy work for you.

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    Stephen Norris Apprenticeship Consultant, ICS Learn
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    Mark Dawe Chief Executive, AELP
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    Edward Craig Head of Content Labs, People Management (Host)
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