Adam Cox is joined by Katherine Mathieson, Chief Executive at the British Science Association (BSA), to discuss new research for British Science Week which shows scientists are at the top of the list of most trusted people in the country. They look at how the BSA is challenging stereotypes of science and scientists, in addition to how the public can get more involved in science for British Science Week.
Adam Cox is joined by Anna Morrison CBE, from Amazing Apprenticeships, for National Apprenticeship Week to discuss how apprenticeships are a great alternative option for those who don't feel like other forms of higher education is for them. They look at the current accessibility issues for apprenticeships, particularly for those from lower socio-economic groups, and how Amazing Apprenticeships supports students. https://amazingapprenticeships.com/
Adam Cox is joined by Jo Vigneron, Founding Principle of Pearson's new Online Academy, to look at some new research revealing the publics attitudes towards online learning and schooling. They discuss how online institutions are working to make up for the lack of physical interaction and Jo explains what Pearson Online Academy UK Global is and how is it different to the online learning experience Brits have become accustomed to.
Recorded at a group meeting at RippleFest, this session uses the metaphor of a lake to encourage listeners to tap into their highest level, their key mission. Adam Cox steers away from behavioural aspects to focus on identity, using the ripple effect. Enjoy!
Adam Cox is joined by the Director of military recruitment agency, Ex-Mil (https://www.ex-mil.co.uk), Jean-Claude Hedouin, to discuss veteran re-assimilation for Armed Forces Day. They look at some of the key attributes military personnel possess that make them so essential to society and debunk some of the myths and stigmas about ex-military personnel.
Adam Cox talks with Doug Vermeeren, who explains the seismic impact Covid has had on the world of work: how self-employment has become a necessity for so many, and how people have grasped the opportunities of remote working to find a new way forward. An entrepreneur coach himself, Doug describes how hundreds of millions have discovered new ways ofworking over the past year.
In the second instalment of this series looking at how Coronavirus has affected the working landscape, Peter Urwin is joined by Professor Emma Parry: Professor of Human Resource Management and Group Head Changing World of Work at Cranfield School of Management. They discuss what work will look like after the pandemic; drawing on a variety of recent evidence from surveys of HR practitioners, employees and companies to better understand which of the changes to working will persist beyond the current crisis. For instance, there is a clear gender split emerging as the burden of childcare continues to fall on women, who are being forced to balance the demands of working from home and home-schooling. But will this turn around now schools are reopening, and working from home brings benefits for those with caring responsibilities?
Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. In this week's episode, whether they are doing it because they need to or because they want to, people are more often likely to work later in life or opt for a semi-retirement. We’re joined by AARP’s Susan Weinstock to talk about why this trend isn’t going to change, and how you can plan for the realities of a later retirement.
Is the length of your working day taking over your life? Recent research by Indeed has revealed that over half of employees in Britain work longer than their contracted hours on a regular basis, with over 40% saying flexible working hours would improve their mental health. In this episode of the Share Interview, Vicky Sayers is joined by TV psychologist, presenter and writer, Emma Kenny, to find out how we can improve our relationship with work.
Welcome to 1984 – the hidden twist in the smart meter saga that could see suppliers take control of your account. Plus, victory for the fans as Ticketmaster takes a significant step to combat 'professional' touts. Also…Can you get on the property ladder with £10 thousand, and how to avoid being a CV cliché!
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