News stories from Sponge in 2019
Sponge | 13 Nov 2019
Award-winning custom digital learning company, Sponge, has been acquired by Aliter Capital to form part of the private equity firm’s corporate training group. The company will play a strategic role in supporting Aliter’s goal to establish a major new force in the learning technology market.
Sponge | 14 Oct 2019
Learning Provider of the Year, Sponge, launches training to ensure employee compliance with anti-bribery legislation. Based on the UK Bribery Act 2010 and international principles, the learning game helps organisations combat corruption and protect corporate reputation. The game is the third in the ‘Sorted’ series of off-the-shelf compliance training solutions - following GDPR Sorted and Cybersecurity Sorted – for the ‘seriously creative’ digital learning provider.
Sponge | 29 Aug 2019
Digital learning provider Sponge – the LPI’s Learning Provider of the Year 2019 – will be highlighting the benefits of using play and creativity to engage learners at Learning Live, 133 Houndsditch, London on 4-5 September 2019.
Sponge | 28 Aug 2019
AstraZeneca, the global biopharmaceutical company and Sponge, a leader in innovative custom digital learning won a coveted Brandon Hall Group silver award for Excellence in Learning 2019.
Sponge | 06 Aug 2019
A series of webinars this August will go behind the scenes of Cybersecurity Sorted, a new learning game, created by award-winning learning provider, Sponge. Hosted by Lucy Gibbs, Innovation Producer, and Ben Singer, Commercial Lead, at Sponge, the webinars will take place at 3:00 PM BST on 8 and 22 August.
Sponge | 20 Jun 2019
The LPI's Learning Provider of the Year, Sponge, launches Cybersecurity Sorted, an engaging learning game which transforms cybersecurity training to make people a first line of defence for businesses.
Sponge | 14 May 2019
To mark Learning at Work Week 2019, Sponge has launched Design and Animation Academies aimed at attracting and developing top graduate talent. The initiative reflects increasing demand for learning and visual design expertise in the rapidly growing organisation, ensures that new recruits meet the high standards expected from the Learning Provider of the Year 2019 and tackles the bigger challenge of a UK-wide digital skills shortage.
Sponge | 07 May 2019
Europe’s largest independently-owned custom digital learning provider has moved into Dublin’s ‘Silicon Docks’ region, cementing its presence in Ireland and supporting the company’s ongoing overseas growth ambitions. The new office, based at WeWork's Dublin Landings campus, is headed up by Sponge’s recently promoted Client Development Manager, John Meagher. The company is initially recruiting for two Client Development Associates.
Sponge | 04 Mar 2019
Learning Solutions Specialist at Sponge and Global Sustainability Education and Engagement Lead at AstraZeneca join forces to talk Creative Compliance: Embedding Ethical Culture in AstraZeneca’s DNA. The webinar is hosted by the Learning and Skills Group (LSG) and chaired by Don Taylor, Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI).
Sponge | 11 Feb 2019
Sponge wins GOLD in the Learning Provider of the Year category at the 2019 Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) Learning Awards. The event celebrates the highest achievements in workplace learning and development.
Sponge | 28 Jan 2019
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Sponge | 11 Jan 2019
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Sponge is a world leading custom digital learning provider. The company delivers seriously creative workplace training for global brands across multiple sectors and industries including pharmaceutical, retail, manufacturing, finance, professional services and FMCG. Clients include AstraZeneca, AXA, Coca-Cola, Tetra Pak, Tesco and Royal Mail. Following the company’s acquisition by private equity firm, Aliter Capital, in November 2019, Sponge is now a strategic part of a major new force in digital learning along with leading LMS provider, Bolt Learning.