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L&D news round-up: 21 August


Yes - it's the news round-up again. We have the mandatory skills gap stories, leadership advice and the latest on the Flappy Bird creator's new game. All the essential L&D latest. 

Soapbox: British manufacturing firms must grow their own skills - The Telegraph

Employers: Seize the initiative yourselves!

7 Funny Quotes With Serious Leadership Lessons -

Linking zingers to leadership, the entrepreneur way.

Blame Employers, Not Workers, for Any Skills Gap, Economist Says - Wall St Journal

Now we're getting serious.

Thought Leadership Is The New Strategy For Corporate Growth - Forbes

Does this seem like a dated idea to you?

Top 30 best employers for apprentices revealed - TrainingZone

Encouragingly spread across many different industries. 

Self-employment in UK at highest level since records began - The Guardian

The silver lining around the massive cloud of financial meltdown. Have you started a business in the last five years? 

Region's firms bemoan dearth of digital skills - The Liverpool Echo

Next week we'll try not to publish a skills gap story.

Solve skills shortage by investing in young unemployed - The Aberdeen Press and Journal


Flappy Bird creator returns with new game - The Thread

FYI: isn't called Flappy Bird: Flap with a Vengeance. 

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