We aim to highlight new thinking at Workplace Trends events. Happiness and wellness are today's buzzwords, but even way back in 2012 we were honoured to have Nic Marks, whose happiness and wellbeing research methodology is world-renowned, give the keynote at our Workplace Trends autumn conference. Sometimes people think that happiness is somewhat frivolous in … Continue reading How (and why) happiness works as a business model
"Sharing Knowledge and Connecting People since 2002" Nigel Oseland's introduction to our recent Workplace Trends Conference in London, 17 October 2018. This is particularly useful if you'd like to find out more about the purpose and thinking behind our events.
In his introduction to our recent Workplace Trends Autumn Conference in London: People, Place, Performance, Nigel Oseland referred to the Workplace Zoo. Here's his original blog post from back in 2012 - still as relevant today for the workplace and learning environments as it was then then. I visited Colchester Zoo over the Christmas holidays and was really … Continue reading The Workplace Zoo
Despite the UK government setting a target of recruiting 3 million new apprentices by 2020, companies have failed to secure new applicants. Since 2015, apprenticeships have been given a legal status equal to university degrees in a bid to encourage more school leavers to take the vocational route. However, throughout 2016 and 2017, the number of students … Continue reading Tech Companies Keeping The Apprenticeship Dream Alive
Two hundred or so workplace professionals had a great day at our 17 October 2018 conference - Workplace Trends: People, Place, Performance at the Royal College of Physicians by Regents Park. We've had some lovely feedback from the day - “Thank you so much for yesterday. All of the speakers were so interesting and so … Continue reading In Pictures: Workplace Trends London, October 2018