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 […]

Training Journal interviews: Avado’s Richard Haynes

National Apprenticeship Week is themed, for a second year, Build the Future. How do you think apprenticeships are integral to this theme? Many UK employers are struggling to fill employment gaps. This is slowing productivity and reducing the capabilities of businesses due to the lack of work-ready skills. Apprenticeships are an important and useful tool […]

Shifting focus to capability development in 2022

Avado’s CEO, Mark Creighton, speaks to Training Zone. For too long the conversation surrounding skills has been static. Now we are faced with the immense challenge of training the UK workforce so that businesses can survive in today’s complex working landscape. As announced in the 2021 Autumn Budget, a ‘skills revolution’ is needed to help strengthen today’s workforce. Yet foundational […]

Preparing your workforce for Plan B

With Covid cases on the rise again, many businesses are revisiting their remote working approach and a continued people-first approach will be crucial to approaching any change. People teams remain central to an organisation’s response to the pandemic. People/HR teams therefore have an ongoing opportunity to ensure that people’s needs, and expectations are at the […]

Learning, coaching and data

Our Chief People Officer, Dean Corbett, spoke to Unleash about Avado’s hybrid working policies and plans. We all know that the issues around work-life balance don’t magically disappear after the UK’s National Work Life Week comes to a close, even if that much-publicized week in October is a good exercise in galvanizing decision–makers’ resolve for change, and raising awareness […]

Data for a healthy work-life balance

Our Chief People Officer, Dean Corbett, explores data and its importance in wellbeing and engagement. Job burnout and a healthy work-life balance has become a subject of debate in response to the new hybrid approach to work – and rightfully so. Concerns around work-life balance are not only in response to lockdown; all corners of […]

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 […]

The skills and capabilities required to find employment in the competitive market

A forward-thinking outlook on the education-to-career path Avado’s CEO, Mark Creighton spoke to FE News. UK job vacancies and unemployment rates have hit a record-breaking high, while people aged 18-24 who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) are at considerable record lows. This is according to the most recent Office of National Statistics and ‘NEET’ data. While […]

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