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11th March 2020

UK universities call on e-learning providers to make their courses accessible to the WCAG standard by the end of the year. Senior representatives from 12 UK universities recently attended the…

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5th March 2020

You will probably experience some kind of mental health issue at some point in your life. According to Mind, the mental health charity, 1 in 4 people will experience a…

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26th February 2020

Following the 2008 financial crash, during which many people struggled to recover the funds they had invested, the Financial Conduct Authority added new guidance to help protect clients from financial…

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14th February 2020

Are your e-learning courses available to everyone? Or are some elements difficult – or impossible – to access for people with different abilities? The good news is that creating accessible…

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12th February 2020

The largest-ever mental health survey of students has found alarming levels of illness and distress. The poll of nearly 38,000 students in the UK found that a large number of…

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5th February 2020

Creating rich and varied learning opportunities is not enough. Most professionals in corporate learning and development know this, because we’ve invariably had the experience of creating new courses and programmes…

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Friday 14th February 2020 is a key date for your diary, not just for forgetful romantics, it’s also the day of the next Marshall User Group which is meeting at…

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31st January 2020

The Financial Conduct Authority is pushing firms to take greater care when dealing with vulnerable customers. This is to ensure that vulnerable customers are not exploited, and are given additional…

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29th January 2020

What should your whistleblowing policy include? Broadly speaking, it should explain to colleagues how whistleblowers will be supported, what they can expect to happen following their disclosure, and where they…

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23rd January 2020

This blogpost is a conversation between David Marshall, CEO and Founder of Marshall E-learning and Teresa Norman, CEO of TogetherintheUK (TGIUK). Marshall E-Learning is sponsoring a TGIUK event at Union…

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6th January 2020

The World Health Organisation defines one cause of work-related stress as “having too much (or too little) to do. Your employee learning and development programme must balance the needs of…

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19th December 2019

Is your employee learning and development programme meeting your expectations? It’s rarely easy to get busy colleagues to take time away from their to-do list and invest in their own…

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18th December 2019

After a relatively quiet year in 2018, the FCA has already issued a staggering £389m in fines. These include the second-largest fine of £102m against Standard Chartered for money-laundering, £45m…

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25th November 2019

Diversity training is important, but it is rarely enough to change corporate culture without the support of broader interventions – inclusive management. According to research by Harvard Business Review, many…

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19th November 2019

You know inappropriate behaviour when you see it. But do you know how to respond? For most people, the prospect of speaking up when we witness people behaving badly is…

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13th November 2019

This article was written by Michael Howard who was head of diversity at Middlesex University and was a Marshall E-Learning client for many years. Michael now runs his own consultancy…

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1st November 2019

We were delighted that the Irish Universities Association chose Marshall E-learning to create a suite of e-learning courses across every university and college in Ireland and to be given this…

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30th October 2019

The news, social media, and daily conversations have been dominated of late with headlines about Brexit and the possible impacts to our economy, healthcare and society. However not much has…

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11th October 2019

Marshall E-Learning and Dan Robertson from Vercida Consulting are delighted to announce the creation of a new training programme “Becoming an Inclusive Organisation”, which was launched at the Diversity Leaders…

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3rd October 2019

Universities are preparing themselves for the biggest shake-up in the way the quality of their research is evaluated since 2014. The Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF 2021) brings with it…

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18th September 2019

In a study conducted in January 2019, more than half of the 5649 UK students surveyed said they had experienced unwanted sexual advances and assault. The need for all academic…

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10th September 2019

There continues to be discussion, programmes and training about equality, diversity and inclusion. Without appropriate awareness of these matters and how to deliver solutions to issues, some organisations will be…

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3rd September 2019

Embracing diversity at work helps create an inclusive culture. It encourages staff loyalty and shows commitment to good business ethics. From compliance to leadership, we offer practical solutions on how…

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27th August 2019

When delivered alongside a strategy of on-going stakeholder engagement with inclusion goals, unconscious bias training such as our e-learning is beneficial to businesses of all sizes and sectors. We’ve recently…

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