Skills & Work

Could CEO coaching and peer-to-peer support transform your business?

Supporting the growth and success of small and medium sized enterprises is essential to creating a sustainable UK economy. 

What businesses can expect from the new UK Labour government

Sir Keir Starmer has been elected the UK's prime minister after a landslide victory for Labour at the General Election. What does this mean now for businesses?

Ageless ambitions: Embracing new careers after 50

By 2050, the number of adults over the age of 65 is expected to double, reaching a staggering 1.6 billion. This shifting demographic presents not only challenges but a wealth of opportunities — for economies and individuals alike.

Quick explainers: What are squiggly careers and why do they matter?

In today’s dynamic job market, the concept of a ‘squiggly career’ is more relevant than ever. If this is a new concept to you, here’s a quick explainer to bring you up to speed. Unlike the traditional, linear career paths,…

Positive stories of the week: 'Bridgerton' brings big boost to UK businesses

In our weekly good news round-up, we feature three positive stories from across the week that showcase incredible innovation, significant breakthroughs, and exciting progress within the realms of healthcare, climate and sustainability, equity and inclusion, workplace wellbeing, social impact and…

How is your business supporting social mobility?

Social Mobility Awareness Day 2024, observed on June 13, is dedicated to promoting awareness and action towards creating a society where everyone has the opportunity to succeed — regardless of their socio-economic background.

The high cost of low engagement: A call to action for UK businesses

Gallup's latest State of the Global Workplace report highlights how much low worker engagement is costing the UK: a whopping £257 billion annually; approximately the same amount it costs to run the NHS for a year. 

What is quiet quitting and why are employees embracing it?

A new workplace phenomenon called "quiet quitting" is gaining traction, with a report by global analytics and advisory firm Gallup indicating that the majority of the world's workforce (nearly six in ten employees) fall into this category. 

Positive stories of the week: Teachers' wellbeing boosted by 'minimal cost' measures

Scientists have landed on a new, energy-efficient and inexpensive method of capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) directly from the air.

Key AI and Big Data summits and events in 2024

AI has become a major topic of discussion and a host of AI conferences are emerging each year to provide a platform for carrying on these discussions.