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New Government School of Property to boost skills in public sector

A new School of Government Property for all public sector workers employed in managing the government estate has been established. The school will allow civil servants who work in the field of managing government property to gain industry recognised accreditations, ...

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Report highlights ‘green skills’ deficit to meet Net Zero targets

The Skills4Climate industry report has revealed almost half (48 per cent) of electrotechnical and engineering services employers have said there is ‘insufficient training’ available to enable electricians and other installers to deliver ‘Active’ green technologies necessary to achieve Net Zero ...

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Adapt and learn

FMs experiencing career upheaval due to the COVID crisis, need to hone their skills and knowledge to ensure they’re ready for the next challenge, says Beth Goodyear of FMHS Consulting The workplace is changing, and we need to change with ...

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Perfect storm

A unique combination a factors has created the opportunity of a lifetime to increase our learning, argues David Sharp, CEO of International Workplace We are in the middle of a pandemic that has destabilised whole sectors and had the biggest ...

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Over half of UK workers want to skill up for career success

With many people in the UK in furlough or out of work, new research from Totaljobs has found that two thirds of workers are using this time to re-evaluate their career. Those considering a career change by working in a ...

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Why now is the time to focus on upskilling your staff

Upskilling may be the last thing on your mind in the COVID-19 climate, however, software company simPRO provides three reasons why it should be at the top of your to-do list. 1. Prioritising upskilling now can prepare your business to ...

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Learning insights

According to a recent report from leading skills organisation City & Guilds, the UK is falling behind in the global skills race. Here John Yates, Group Director at City & Guilds Group offers some essential insights on training gleaned from ...

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Skilled services

Kim Leahy, HR Director, Corporate Services, Sodexo UK & Ireland explains the importance for services businesses such as FM providers to give people the right skills and attributes to deliver against their clients’ needs now and into the future Customer ...

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