Research Radar – key workforce research reports

  Research underpins our work and is a central part of our client work. We use this research to create actionable insights for our clients. Here we share workforce research, which we update regularly. We cover a broad range...
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Under-qualified, time poor and stressed – research about managers tells a depressing story

In this week’s Insights Media Insider newsletter we include links to a few research reports highlighting managers and manager development (see the newsletter here). Here we pull out the manager related data – we hope you find it useful....
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The LPI Learning Survey 2024: 10 things you need to know and DO as an L&D manager!

The LPI 2024 Learning Survey is brimming with data. Here are 10 areas to act on for L&D managers.   L&D struggles to have a strategic voice, with 32% of respondents saying they are mostly seen as a cost...
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Research Digested – AI at Work: It’s Here and It’s Working, Whether You Know It or Not

A snapshot of useful research for L&D and workplace professionals . . . Why read this report This report shares some useful insights on employees’ perceptions of AI and how they want to use the technology at work. About...
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Research Digested: Taking responsibility – why UK PLC needs better managers, Chartered Management Institute

A snapshot of useful research for L&D and workplace professionals . . . Why read this report Managers are key to unlocking the performance of individuals and teams. And that’s why they are a key stakeholder group for L&D...
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The case study sniff test

We have previously carried out sniff tests ahead of industry events to get a sense of what visitors might expect from exhibition stands and what learning suppliers are saying about themselves. With World of Learning starting on Monday 9...
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Research Digested: Leadership Development – Insights and Recommendations for Employers, Winckworth Sherwood

A snapshot of useful research for L&D and workplace professionals Why read this report This research looks at what both employers and employees think about the learning and development provided to leaders in their organisation and about the progression...
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Demonstrating value through thought leadership content

According to Statista, 50% of marketers expect to increase their content marketing budget this year. So, as a marketer in L&D, HR or talent, how are you going to get more bang for your buck, especially in these economically...
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Research Digested: The State of Organisations, 2023: Ten shifts transforming organisations, McKinsey & Company

A snapshot of useful research for L&D and workplace professionals Why read this report As the title suggests, this report looks at the burning issues of the day and for that reason, it’s worth reading. For those who are...
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What’s current research saying about education and skills?

What is the purpose of education today? Is it to develop people into well-rounded human beings or into efficient workers? Most (68%) of the 551 SME senior decision makers polled in a recent survey said the former – that...
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