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As part of Anti-Bullying Week 13th - 17th November, ted Learning is hosting a Facebook live discussion on the impact of bullying in the workplace. During the live session, we will look at the impact of bullying and harassment on performance and the legal implications for both employees and employers. ted Actors will…
ted Learning is supporting Anti-Bullying Week which is being held between 13th and 17th November. The theme this year is 'All Different, All Equal'! The campaign is coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. Whilst the focus of the campaign is school children, ted Learning is encouraging staff and employers to embrace the campaign to…
Small businesses will receive more support for apprenticeships under new rules which come into effect in May 2017. Instead of paying a full third of the cost of apprenticeships, as per current rules, non-levy paying employers (those who pay bills of under £3M) will pay just 10%, with the Government paying the remaining…
Leadership can be defined the ability to get others to willingly follow you. Every organisation needs leaders at every level. At ted Learning we believe that Leaders are trained not born. Good leaders come in all shapes and sizes and they operate at every but despite differences in backgrounds and professions, there are…
When I speak to the headhunting firms who hire Chief Executives I always hear that they’re looking for candidates who are seen as an authority and leader in their industry, not just from their CV and track record, but from their online personal brand. Not all of us want to become Chief Executives…
As we all know the world of world has changed hugely over the last few years, with the impact of globalisation and technology changing how we communicate, our ability to work flexibly or as a freelancer, and the movement of people for work. So, what future changes should we be looking out for…
BBC News reported that it can be easier to get a job if you have an English-sounding name. In fact, you are 3 times more likely to be invited for an interview than someone with a muslim sounding name for example. Both applicants had an identical CV, yet Adam was invited to 12…
When a performer asks ‘What’s my motivation?’ of their director, it’s usually a request for guidance, context, clarity on the role they are playing, and unless you’re an actor, it’s unlikely to be a question you’re used to asking your boss, let alone asking yourself. But what if you did? What would you…
A few years ago I was working on a joint project with a colleague in a similar role to me within our wider team – we’d allocated out the work we would each complete, and as we were based in different parts of the country we liaised mainly over email. Part way through…
This week at the ted Learning office we’ve been thinking about barriers to delegation, and we decided that one of the most common is lack of time: it’s true to say that often it will be quicker to do it yourself! But in taking this approach, you’re missing a valuable opportunity to use…