News stories from Sponge in 2019

Sponge joins forces to power up digital learning

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.

Anti-Bribery Sorted: New mobile game helps corporates combat corruption

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 gets serious about play at Learning Live 2019

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.

AstraZeneca and Sponge win silver at Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Learning Awards

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.

See Cybersecurity Sorted in action – webinar series showcases Sponge’s new learning game

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 launches new off-the-shelf mobile game - Cybersecurity Sorted

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 launches Design and Animation Academies to mark Learning at Work Week

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 moves into Dublin’s ‘Silicon Docks’

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 joins AstraZeneca to discuss Creative Compliance in LSG hosted webinar

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 wins Learning Provider of the Year at Learning Awards 2019

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.

Celebrate with Sponge at #LT19UK

Sponge | 28 Jan 2019

Sponge brings seriously creative digital learning to Sheffield

Sponge | 21 Jan 2019

New Year, New Logo, for Sponge

Sponge | 11 Jan 2019