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Connected Conversations and the Evolution of Performance Management

13th June 2018

Connected conversations are part of a movement in business, especially in the areas of HR and professional development, towards a view that the traditional performance review isn’t fit for purpose – for either employees or employers. In fact, scientific research has shown that traditional performance reviews demotivates people and doesn’t improve employee performance. According to Gallup, only 29%…

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Universities Need to Take the Initiative Towards Diversity

6th June 2018

  Hot on the heels of a Twitter altercation between MP David Lammy and the University of Oxford, where he criticised the University for being “a bastion of white, middle class, southern privilege,” it has been found in a recent Freedom of Information request that some colleges of the University of Cambridge admitted no black…

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Student Mental Health Training Course

University of Manchester launches online course for staff to respond to student mental health problems

31st May 2018

The University of Manchester has launched a new online e-learning course designed to help its staff respond to signs of mental illness in students. The course comes at a time where a recent Universities UK report has said that student mental health provision risked “failing a generation” and some students may be “slipping through the…

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Sarah-Jane Marsh

What are your Unconscious Biases? Starbucks and NHS staff find out their biases

29th May 2018

The coffee chain, Starbucks, is giving all its US staff unconscious bias training, following several major race-related incidents in their stores. Starbucks has introduced the unconscious bias training after several protests following the discriminatory treatment of black customers at some of Starbucks stores. To see just how effective this approach will be for Starbucks, BBC…

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UK Universities Respond to the GDPR Challenge

2nd May 2018

  GDPR is the biggest change in Data Protection legislation for 20 years, coming into effect on 25 May 2018. Despite this, analyst firm Gartner showed that around half of those affected by the legislation – whether in the EU or outside – will not be in full compliance when the regulations take effect. Schools,…

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GDPR Training for Higher Education

Closing the Gender Pay Gap and GDPR Training: April news from Marshalls

27th April 2018

There’s lots going on in the Marshall E-Learning, with the Gender Pay Gap and GDPR at the forefront of our minds. Here’s our latest news, covering closing the Gender Pay Gap and GDPR training. Closing the Gender Pay Gap Gender pay gap reporting is a hot topic among UK businesses, but many organisations are still…

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Gender pay gap reporting inclusive recruitment and mitigating gender bias

Gender pay gap reporting, inclusive recruitment and mitigating gender bias

19th April 2018

Gender pay gap reporting is a hot topic among UK businesses, but many organisations are still falling behind. This is especially important for larger companies, as the deadline recently passed for UK companies with 250 or more employees to report their gender pay differences. Many of the responses were disheartening. Eight in 10 companies pay men…

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How we scaled our e-learning internationally through translation

How we scaled our e-learning internationally through translation

18th April 2018

How a small London-based business suddenly found itself having to go global and the challenges around it. With the consistent popularity of our Diversity and Equality courses and our Unconscious Bias training, it was only a matter of time before interest arrived from outside the UK. At Marshall E-Learning, we have previously provided our Unconscious Bias course to English-speaking overseas…

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Inspiring Women to Achieve - Helping women prepare and be ready for leadership positions

Inspiring Women to Achieve – Helping women prepare and be ready for leadership positions

21st March 2018

This week, Marshall E-Learning will be attending the 11th Global Inclusion Seminar, otherwise known as INCLUSION 18. Taking place in Zurich, Germany, the event features 30 more than International Speakers and over 200 Senior-level International delegates together to discuss the latest thinking around modern equality, diversity and inclusion issues. For the conference, we have prepared a…

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GDPR Training for Higher Education

GDPR Training for Schools, Colleges and Universities

15th March 2018

GDPR is the biggest change in Data Protection legislation for 20 years, coming into effect on 25 May 2018, and schools, colleges and universities need to be ready for the new regulations. GDPR is the biggest change to data protection regulations in two decades and is a major challenge for many businesses. But the new EU data…

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Translating equality, diversity and inclusion courses

Translating equality, diversity and inclusion courses

19th February 2018

Marshall E-Learning Consultancy were invited to the Great British Corporate Education Showcase in Prague. Organised by the British Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic, the event was a chance to showcase our e-learning products and services at the British Embassy in Prague. This diversity video is a small gesture of thanks after all the…

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Meet Marshall E-Learning at Learning Technologies

Meet Marshall E-Learning at Learning Technologies

25th January 2018

Next week sees Learning Technologies 2018 – the largest and best attended exhibition and conference in the learning and development calendar – take place at London’s Olympia. We’ll be exhibiting at the event, so make sure to pay us a visit at Stand G6 on Level 1 of the Olympia Central and West Hall. As the leading e-learning consultancy for diversity, inclusion…

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Inclusive Managers Toolkit

New Inclusive Managers Toolkit promises to improve management development around diversity and inclusion

24th January 2018

Developed in partnership with VERCIDA Consulting, Marshall E-Learning, have launched a new Inclusive Managers Toolkit. Aimed at middle managers across public and private sector organisations, this inclusion themed toolkit is designed to build managers’ skills and confidence. The Toolkit is built around the key concepts of Inclusive Management, containing 12 modules grouped into three key areas:…

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Workplace Bullying

New diversity and inclusion video series looks at key sector issues

15th January 2018

As diversity and inclusion elearning experts, Marshall are excited to present a new video series focussed on diversity and inclusion scenarios. Here is the first in the series, looking at Workplace Bullying. Workplace Bullying is a “severe social stressor” and can have an effect on the victim’s metabolism, appetite and weight in ways that make diabetes more likely….

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Inclusive Managers Toolkit

Inclusive Managers’ Toolkit now available from Marshall E-Learning

29th November 2017

Marshall E-Learning is delighted to launch our new Inclusive Managers’ Toolkit, developed in partnership with Vercida Consulting. The Inclusive Managers’ Toolkit is aimed at middle managers across public and private sector organisation, and designed to build managers’ skills and confidence. The toolkit will be launching at two equality and diversity events taking place in November: Staff…

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University of Edinburgh Unconscious Bias

University of Edinburgh launch unconscious bias course tailored for students

23rd November 2017

The University of Edinburgh has become the first university to launch an unconscious bias course tailored for the student context. The course, designed to be taken on mobile devices, will help students to be fair-minded and critique without bias when evaluating staff and services. The University of Edinburgh’s 37,000 students will complete the course to help them…

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Workplace Bullying - What is it and how to spot it

Workplace Bullying: What is it and how to spot it?

20th November 2017

Bullying in the Workplace has hit the news recently as a new study published in medical journal Diabetologia shows that workplace bullying increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in victims by up to 46%. The study, led by researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, found that around 9% of participants in the study reported…

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Unconscious Bias in Higher Education – a new guide from Marshall E-Learning

14th November 2017

An introduction to how biases affect student life and campuses In this guide, you’ll find everything you need to understand what Unconscious Bias is, how it affects students and campuses, and strategies and tactics for preparing your workforce for managing bias in higher education. Many consider Unconscious Bias to be a new brand for diversity…

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Why is sexual harassment still a major issue in the workplace?

Why is sexual harassment still a major issue in the workplace?

6th November 2017

Michael Howard, Chartered FCIPD and lead consultant at Marshalls, looks at why sexual harassment and bullying still a major issue in workplaces across the world. The headlines around recent cases of sexual harassment in the workplace have been prevalent and continue to be so. According to The Guardian, more than 50 women have made allegations against…

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GDPR Training Course - Are you GDPR ready?

GDPR Training Course: Are you GDPR ready?

17th October 2017

GDPR is the biggest change to data protection regulations in two decades and is a major challenge for many businesses. The new regulations introduce a much greater territorial reach in terms of liable businesses and harsher fines for non-compliance, so GDPR training is essential. Despite the added risk, 54% of organisations have not started preparing for…

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Does diversity work

The trouble with the ‘diversity doesn’t work’ argument

9th October 2017

Several articles in the media have recently called into question the value and science behind Diversity Training and its impact. As a leading diversity training provider in the UK and beyond, we wanted to examine these arguments and prove that Diversity Training is beneficial for all who take part in it – both the individuals…

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Student Safety Wristbands

Do student safety wristbands help or hinder students to keep safe?

20th September 2017

Can students be trusted to be alcohol aware and consume alcohol safely? Campus Living Villages, who run student accommodation across the UK, are giving out student safey wristbands containing student’s address and emergency contact details to help them get home safely at the end of a night out. 13,000 first-year students – including undergraduates from the Universities…

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Online Diversity Training Provider

Why Marshall E-Learning is the leading provider of online diversity training

19th September 2017

In this new video from Marshall E-Learning, diversity and equality consultants David Marshall and Tamar Elderton-Welch look at why people commission Marshall E-Learning for their online diversity training and how we’ve become the leading provider of diversity e-learning. From David Marshall‘s background in HR consultancy, we saw back in 2002 that there was a need…

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Student Induction Training for universities

Student Induction Training: Does your university need it?

14th September 2017

As the new academic year approaches, universities are busy preparing for their new student intake to welcome them to the exciting world of higher education. Part of this is providing students with awareness across a range of topics and issues. Universities have become more cognisant of the need to be proactive in providing resources to…

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