FastFutures leads with the UK’s first Generative AI Skills Bootcamp

The FastFutures Gen-AI Bootcamp will upskill participants across multiple business applications, giving their organizations a productivity boost into the digital economy London, 27 January 2023. Today FastFutures, powered by Avado, launches the UK’s first Generative AI Skills Bootcamp. Participants will be the first to undergo in-depth training on how to harness the power of Generative […]

Becoming a data champion at Zurich

Portfolio Manager at Zurich Insurance Group Gavin Hill spoke to FE News about being part of Zurich’s data upskilling drive through Avado’s Data Analyst Apprenticeship.  The key to starting my apprenticeship at Zurich through Avado was recognising that my industry was becoming increasingly reliant on skills outside of my existing abilities. I decided I needed […]

Investment in learning and development the solution to the UK’s Great Resignation, recent research reveals

More than half of Gen Z are considering resignation in the next six months due to a lack of future-orientated skills LONDON, Feb. 7, 2022 — Research released today reveals that over one third (37%) of UK employees plan to resign in the next three months, amounting to an estimated 12 million people. This figure is […]

How do you boost organisational culture?

Our Chief People Officer, Dean Corbett, recently spoke to HR News about organisational culture. Strong company culture is fundamental to business success. It is the foundation of employee experience, determining how people behave and work together and needs to be intrinsic to an organisation’s operating model. The consensus is that the healthier your organisational culture […]

Avado wins ‘Best Culture in a Crisis’ Award

Avado is incredibly excited to have received the ‘Best Culture in a Crisis’ award at the Business Culture Awards. We were finalists across three categories: Culture in a Crisis (>500 employees), Working Environments & Practices, and Consultancy of the Year. With commendations from the judges for our submission that drew on agility, communication and a […]

A-Level graduates consider a course correction in the post-pandemic workplace

London, UK, 9 August, 2021: FastFutures, the free youth work-readiness programme delivered by Avado, the professional academy, has today released research examining the attitudes and expectations of students who will receive their A-Level results tomorrow. Over one third of A-Level graduates plan to explore an alternative education path, such as an apprenticeship, a trade, or […]

Coronavirus pandemic widens UK skills gap for companies that didn’t invest in training

The UK’s skills gap has been widened to a more troubling ‘capabilities’ gap, according to new research by learning and development provider Avado. Dean Corbett, chief people officer at Avado, defined a capabilities gap as more deep-rooted than that of a skills gap, as it is an ability that is not easily taught. Avado’s research […]

Beyond Skills: Why the time to tackle the capability gap is now

71% of profitable businesses invested in employee development during 2020, showing commitment to sustainable growth      London, UK – 26 April, 2021: Avado, today unveils research identifying a dramatically widening gap between business needs and people capabilities over the course of 2020.   Businesses that had previously invested in employee development, however, were somewhat protected from the worst effects of the […]

AXA UK invests in apprenticeships to develop data skills across all areas of its business

  ·    54 AXA UK employees attend the 18-month training delivered remotely by Avado ·    It is the first-ever data academy spanning all divisions of an insurance business ·    AXA UK is upskilling and futureproofing its workforce to enhance customer outcomes AXA UK is investing £810,000 in learning to upskill and futureproof its workforce. Currently, […]

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