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Dress to Impress and Get Deals Done

Style Tips in the age of Remote-Working and Videoconferencing   Since the 23rd of March, being a virtual trainer or coach has not been optional. CPDSO has seen hundreds of training organisations pivot to online learning, and we are extremely proud of all the creative ideas. Many people used to F2F (face to face) learning

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Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining: Celebrating CPD for Lockdown Learning

At a time of crisis, learning new and valuable skill could be the distraction needed to get you through this difficult time.   There has never been a more opportune time to undertake Continuous Professional Development (CPD); where you can develop your knowledge and skillsets, proactively learn about industry trends, and keep your professional qualifications and

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CPDSO Support for Members during COVID-19

A personal message of support from our CEO, Amanda Rosewarne: ‘I was delighted at the speed and thoughtful support provided by the CPD Standard Office during the current challenging times. They provided focussed, valuable content, delivered in a clear way. It was great to be reached out to so rapidly. Thank you’ Peter Johnson –

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Does More Money Correlate With More Happiness?

It’s an age-old question, does money really bring happiness? While many joys can’t purchased, money can give access to things that can lead to happiness.

Many of us strive to do better in our careers to obtain a higher salary, which we assume will lead to a more comfortable lifestyle – but do higher salaries actually equal happiness?

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An Essential Event for L&D Professionals

The UK’s most comprehensive learning event takes place on 15 and 16 October at Birmingham’s NEC. Visitors to World of Learning can build up their knowledge, hone their skills, learn new ones and forge useful industry connections at an event which features over 100 exhibitors, dozens of free seminars, and multiple opportunities to get hands

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L&D leaders to share best practice, thought leadership and latest innovations

On 15 & 16 October at the NEC, Birmingham, the World of Learning Conference will enable Learning & Development (L&D) professionals to learn from industry leaders and to network with peers. The carefully procured conference programme will provide real-world insights from organisations including Next, Santander UK, Hilti, Scottish Social Services Council, and Wales and West

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21 Mistakes a Training Provider Should Never Make

This blog has been developed from an original 2017 CPD Standards Office article ‘7 Things a Training Provider Should Never Do’ – see https://www.cpdstandards.com/news/the-7-things-a-training-provider-should-never-do/. Over the past two years, this online piece has attracted a wealth of feedback, comments and suggestions, which have all been curated and developed to produce this updated article. The Do’s

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Dress to Impress and Get Deals Done

Style Tips in the age of Remote-Working and Videoconferencing   Since the 23rd of March, being a virtual trainer or coach has not been optional. CPDSO has seen hundreds of training organisations pivot to online learning, and we are extremely proud of all the creative ideas. Many people used to F2F (face to face) learning

Read More »

Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining: Celebrating CPD for Lockdown Learning

At a time of crisis, learning new and valuable skill could be the distraction needed to get you through this difficult time.   There has never been a more opportune time to undertake Continuous Professional Development (CPD); where you can develop your knowledge and skillsets, proactively learn about industry trends, and keep your professional qualifications and

Read More »

CPDSO Support for Members during COVID-19

A personal message of support from our CEO, Amanda Rosewarne: ‘I was delighted at the speed and thoughtful support provided by the CPD Standard Office during the current challenging times. They provided focussed, valuable content, delivered in a clear way. It was great to be reached out to so rapidly. Thank you’ Peter Johnson –

Read More »

Does More Money Correlate With More Happiness?

It’s an age-old question, does money really bring happiness? While many joys can’t purchased, money can give access to things that can lead to happiness.

Many of us strive to do better in our careers to obtain a higher salary, which we assume will lead to a more comfortable lifestyle – but do higher salaries actually equal happiness?

Read More »

An Essential Event for L&D Professionals

The UK’s most comprehensive learning event takes place on 15 and 16 October at Birmingham’s NEC. Visitors to World of Learning can build up their knowledge, hone their skills, learn new ones and forge useful industry connections at an event which features over 100 exhibitors, dozens of free seminars, and multiple opportunities to get hands

Read More »

L&D leaders to share best practice, thought leadership and latest innovations

On 15 & 16 October at the NEC, Birmingham, the World of Learning Conference will enable Learning & Development (L&D) professionals to learn from industry leaders and to network with peers. The carefully procured conference programme will provide real-world insights from organisations including Next, Santander UK, Hilti, Scottish Social Services Council, and Wales and West

Read More »

21 Mistakes a Training Provider Should Never Make

This blog has been developed from an original 2017 CPD Standards Office article ‘7 Things a Training Provider Should Never Do’ – see https://www.cpdstandards.com/news/the-7-things-a-training-provider-should-never-do/. Over the past two years, this online piece has attracted a wealth of feedback, comments and suggestions, which have all been curated and developed to produce this updated article. The Do’s

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