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    • LPI announces top 30 highest-performing learning providers of 2020

      Learning and Performance Institute | UK |

      Using benchmark data from its well-established global accreditation programme, the LPI identifies the 30 highest-scoring accredited learning providers, all of whom are operating at the very best levels of performance.

    • Virtual College signs a Memorandum of Understanding with VR Education

      Virtual College | Ilkley |

      VR Education (AIM: VRE; Euronext Growth: 6VR), a leading virtual reality (‘VR’) technology company focused on the education and enterprise training space, is pleased to announce that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (‘MOU’) with Virtual College Limited (‘Virtual College’), an industry leading digital learning solutions provider, to provide and deliver technology enhanced learning solutions in the UK and Middle East.

    • Learning Pool release 'Future of Work' library complete with Coronavirus modules

      Learning Pool | Derry, Northern Ireland |

      To follow the initial launch of Learning Pool's Coronavirus Course Essentials library aimed at addressing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic back in April, the full-service e-learning solutions provider has now released a Future of Work library with updated Coronavirus modules to help organizations and its colleagues adjust to the ‘new normal’ of working.

    • Learning Now TV, Jun 25: effects of Covid-19 on HR and L&D services

      Learning Now tv | London |

      LNTV, Jun 25, David Perring on Fosway's research into the effects of Covid-19 on HR and L&D services. Plus: 702010 Institute’s new initiative to refocus L&D onto business results; Robin Hoyle on the digital skills divide; a new start up company that can predict ‘forgetting’ and Donald Taylor discusses the rearranged Learning Technologies Summer Forum.

    • Omniplex in the City

      Omniplex | London, UK |

      Omniplex (Group) Ltd is pleased to announce the opening of its London office. This office will help Omniplex better serve customers in the financial services industry based in the City.

    • Five V purchases Totara ownership interest

      Totara |

      Totara today announced that its owners have entered into a purchase agreement with Sydney private equity firm Five V Capital, under which Five V will acquire a majority ownership interest in Totara. The operations and management of Totara will remain unchanged with Richard Wyles continuing as Chief Executive Officer.

    • Virtual College develops online training with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

      Virtual College | Ilkley |

      Virtual College has teamed up with subject matter experts from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to develop a new online health and safety training solution for slips, trips and falls in the workplace. It has not only been designed to help businesses meet their compliance needs, but the learner has been at the forefront of the creative process ensuring a training solution that is relevant, engaging, flexible and accessible to all.

    • TJ Awards 2020: Deadline extended

      Training Journal | London |

      Due to popular demand, and taking into account the ongoing impact of the current working environment across the globe, the entry deadline for the TJ Awards 2020 has been extended by 4 weeks.

    • New Fosway research on the impact of COVID-19 shows L&D will never be the same again

      Fosway | Cirencester, UK |

      95% of Learning Leaders say their strategy has changed forever. As the response to the COVID-19 pandemic shifts gears across Europe, Fosway Group, Europe’s #1 HR industry analyst, today shares new research on the impact of the crisis on corporate Learning & Development strategies, priorities and spend. Plus, practical insight into what is truly helping employees learn in this moment of crisis – and what’s not.

    • British Employees Want to Keep Working from Home

      Skillcast | London, UK |

      68% of employees currently working from home want to continue to do so in the future, and only 44% say that they can't wait to go back to their offices in the Skillcast WFH Insights Survey 2020 conducted by YouGov.

    • Upsides & Downsides of Working from Home

      Skillcast | London, UK |

      The Skillcast WFH Insights Survey May 2020 found that working from home is less stressful and more liberating, but people also miss socialising and miss the routine in the office - with millennials suffering more than other age groups.

    • Breeio announces seamless Zoom-LMS integration

      Acteon Communication and Learning | Cambridge, UK |

      The team behind Breeio LMS is launching a streamlined integration with Zoom, making it easy to administrate, track and report on virtual events, as well as presenting virtual classroom sessions as part of blended programmes for learners.