Petra Wilton, Director of Strategy, Chartered Management Institute, lays bare the risks of poor management to the UK's productivity
The snobbery towards vocational courses must stop, writes Shadow Secretary of State for Education, Angela Rayner
Nik Powell, Director of the National Film and Television School, explains why the NFTS is training a new type of producer
Conventional wisdom decrees that a happy workforce is a productive one. Why, then, are so many people in Britain unhappy at work?
Educators and employers are re-designing the way they train people. Sir Mark Grundy, executive principal of Shireland Collegiate Academy and Steve Beswick, Microsoft’s director of education, discuss the new wave of skills-led learning
The new Skills and Apprenticeships Minister, and the first MP to have an apprentice in parliament, encourages teachers and students to look at apprenticeships rather than university places
After two decades of asking the government for more engineers, Sir James Dyson is offering students four-year engineering degrees
The government is launching significant reforms that will affect the skills of the workforce but Neil Carberry, director for employment and skills at the CBI, says it needs to meet business halfway
Since Will Butler-Adams OBE joined Brompton Bicycle in 2002, the company’s turnover has increased by an astonishing 17 times. What was once a niche product has become a popular status symbol, selling 50,000 bikes in a year with 80% being exported. Butler-Adams, who trained as an engineer, says an open-handed approach to skills is key to Brompton’s success
As Vice-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Skills and Employment and a member of both the Skills Commission and the Higher Education Commission, Baroness Sharp of Guildford is one of the most active voices in the Lords on skills, training and lifelong learning
With local businesses in need of skilled workers and constituents in need of training, MP for Carlisle, John Stevenson, saw an opportunity to bring the two together
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