Apprenticeship levy: Why degree apprenticeships should be on your list

__     Companies are planning the spending of their apprenticeship funding in anticipation of April’s levy. One avenue worth exploring is degree apprenticeships, and training providers can help your organisation test the waters. David Willett, head of propositions at the Open University, explains.     Apprenticeship resources Yet if you continue to hold off,… Continue reading

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How to deal with toxic employees

__     Toxic staff can ruin the atmosphere of a workplace, drive down morale & productivity and make other workers not want to come in.   Not only that, difficult employees can cost the average business more than £9,400 per year, mostly due to loss of co-workers who can no longer tolerate the atmosphere,… Continue reading

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HR leaders reveal how they keep their staff happy

__       Businesses that invest in their staff benefit from as happier and more productive workforce. To keep everyone pulling in the same direction, with a real belief in the company they are representing, it is important that employers treat employee with the importance they deserve; they are the most important resource of… Continue reading

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What HR can learn from IT

__     In a guest blog for HRnews.co.uk IT expert Ryan van Biljon has outlined how HR departments can make better use of the technology available to them.   In summary the article focuses on the fact that IT departments are renowned for their efficiency when dealing with employee issues, compared to the outdated and… Continue reading

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