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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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19th August 2019

The alarming increase in student mental health issues has been well documented. Early recognition is key to supporting students who may be at risk. From behavioural changes to dramatic shifts…

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1st August 2019

In a recent interview with the renowned ethologist, primatologist and conservationist, Jane Goodall, HRH The Duke of Sussex mentioned the connection between unconscious bias and racism. Both racial and unconscious…

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22nd July 2019

Yes. But not completely. Well, it depends. Okay, let’s backtrack a little. Yes, unconscious bias training does work. It’s an effective way to deliver information. You can teach colleagues about…

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16th July 2019

7.6 million people in the UK of working age reported that they had a disability between January-March 2019, which is 18% of the working-age population. Having a good awareness and…

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12th July 2019

Unconscious bias can have a detrimental effect on your colleagues, your prospects and your organisation. These unseen forces play a major role in the decisions we make every day, limiting…

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12th June 2019

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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29th May 2019

Sexual assaults and harassment are major problems for universities. Not only are sexual assaults common, the universities themselves frequently fail to support students adequately – leading many students to suffer…

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Our biases cast a long shadow over our decisions, feelings and behaviours – often affecting our actions in ways we don’t understand because of attitudes we don’t recognise. Most people…

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21st May 2019

E-learning is a cheap way to deliver training, right? No. E-learning is good value for money, absolutely. But if your e-learning is cheap, there’s a chance it’s not very good.…

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