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UK Professional Training News: Trends, Best Practice, and Analysis

At findcourses.co.uk we keep a finger to the pulse of the UK training industry, regularly surveying training providers and buyers, analysing and reporting changes in our traffic, and researching industry trends. Our mission is to bridge the gap between individuals and organisations desiring to develop their skills and the UK training providers who help them reach their goals.

Last updated: 24 Mar 2017
Last updated: 18/06/2018

Inbound Leads for Training Providers

Curious about how other UK training providers respond to inbound leads? Read our infographic report.

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

Brexit and the UK Training Industry

Theresa May is pushing for a “hard Brexit” but will it be a difficult one for the United Kingdom’s 4000+ training providers? We have checked in with the CEOs and marketing directors at over a hundred UK training providers to learn whether they think the training industry will be affected by Brexit to a greater or lesser extent than other industries.

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

HR and L&D: External Training Report 2017

Our users are your clients. To get a better understanding of our key user segment, we conducted our second annual survey of 500+ human resources and learning and development users to learn more about their employee training practices.

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

Digital Marketing Trends for Training Providers: 2017

Looking to market your professional courses through digital marketing? We've pulled together the latest trends that training providers should be aware of to stay on the pulse of the industry in 2017. Read on to get the most from your digital marketing plan.

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

Increasing Demand for UK Professional Training in the UAE

Amidst the typical emails we receive at our professional development search engine Findcourses.co.uk, we noticed a surprising new segment of users looking for training. Last year, we began receiving a rapidly growing number of users seeking professional qualifications from a country code I didn’t immediately recognise: +971, the United Arab Emirates.

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

Training Needs: Providers vs. Learners Survey

Training providers and learners aren’t always on the same page. To bridge the knowledge gap, we asked training providers and buyers their opinions on hot topics in training. Read about our findings!

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

HR and L&D: External Training Report

We surveyed 395 Human Resources and Learning & Development users to learn more about their employee training practices. Read the report!

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

Advertising Trends: Higher Education Vs. Continuing Professional Development

While both operating in the education sector, universities and private training providers take rather different approaches when it comes to their marketing activities. In addition to collecting data from training providers, Findcourses recently surveyed a number of UK universities regarding their marketing budgets and the allocation of resources across different marketing channels. Read the results!

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

Top 10 Training Areas in the UK

The secret's out! Here is our list of the most popular training topics UK companies request external training providers to fill! We've broken down our most popular categories into in-house, public courses, and e-learning.

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

Bespoke Professional Training Trends in the UK

Curious about what's going on with bespoke training? We've got the numbers. Read about average group sizes, training categories, and which professionals are searching for company-specific training.

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Last updated: 17/10/2018

The Cost of Professional Training in the UK

When it comes to choosing a training provider or course, Findcourses’ data shows that price is an important consideration for both individuals and organisations. Although not necessarily a determining factor, the price of a course inevitably affects the decision making process for training buyers. Read our report on the average prices of the most popular training categories in the UK.

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

State of the Industry: Training Provider Survey

In December 2015, we surveyed 100+ UK and US training providers on the state of the industry, their business prospects and predictions for the future.Due to Findcourses’ established presence in the United Kingdom and our 2015 launch into the United States, we took a new approach to our annual State of the Training Industry Report. This year we are revealing the UK report set alongside the US data.

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

How Internet Users Choose Training

Throughout 2015, we asked 1,000+ users what they look for when selecting a training course. The results show the most influential factors when booking open, in-house and online training courses.

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

Findcourses.co.uk reveals top public sector training buyers for 2013-14

An analysis of all the enquiries made via the Findcourses.co.uk website(s) during 2013-14 has revealed the public entities most committed to procuring training and professional development opportunities for their staff.

The report outlines the most training-focused public sector bodies across Local and Central Government, the NHS and other public agencies.

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U.K. L&D Report: 2019 - Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

Are you curious about the L&D strategies of some of the U.K.'s top companies?

Find out what they're up to in findcourses.co.uk's second annual U.K. L&D Report!

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