Re-aligning disengaged employees with talent development

In 2013 Gallup infamously discovered that just 13 per cent of employees are engaged at work. This means a massive 87 per cent were less than engaged or actively disengaged.

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Get ready for the workplace of 2016

As we look to 2016 we won’t just be saying goodbye to another year; we’ll be waving a fond farewell to the workplace we know. The world of work is changing – as it always does – and the end of 2015 will see a whole new raft of innovations

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ATD Houston to take on talent development with Primeast

Talent will be taking centre stage at this year’s annual Association for Talent Development (ATD) Houston Fall Conference on September 24 and so will Primeast, as Platinum Sponsors of this prestigious event for the second year running. The focus of the conference is ‘Talent development in dynamic times‘

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Convincing stakeholders to commit to behavioural safety

Despite the rise of the so-called ‘health and safety culture’ and increasing regulation across many parts of the world, accidents still happen in the workplace.

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Delivering against UN development goals as a business

Our director Clive Wilson underwent something of an epiphany eight months ago: Around Christmas 2014 he read the United Nations’ (UN) paper on ‘Universal sustainable development goals‘ and pledged to spend the next 15 years of his life doing what he can to see them realised.

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ATD Houston 2015: Why culture is key for talent development

Primeast were sponsors of this year’s ATD Houston conference, which focused on ‘Talent development in dynamic times’. While organisational agility, sustaining learning and development, and training and development industry trends were the three main themes at the event, one other thing emerged as a key topic: Culture. Whether by its presence or conspicuous absence, culture […]

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Can your employees help you survive the North Sea slowdown?

Oil and gas production in the North Sea is dropping off and it doesn’t look like it’s going to stop doing so any time soon either. In the first Conservative Budget in the UK, George Osborne delivered a blow to the industry by failing to include any incentives to address the slump, despite calls to […]

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The inevitable collision: Dealing with the ‘Great Crew Change’ and falling prices in petroleum

Imagine the oil and gas industry is a railway network with several tracks and problems are the trains. At any one time, multiple problems can occur as long as they remain on different tracks – aka they don’t intersect. However, currently the oil and gas industry has two trains on the same track: One is […]

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Primeast receive a Queens Award for Enterprise

Primeast is celebrating a Queens Award for Enterprise – The UK’s highest accolade for business success. Bestowed each year by Her Majesty the Queen, the awards are acknowledged as the gold standard for businesses across all sectors, and represent a global mark of excellence

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Primeast presented to HM the Queen at Buckingham Palace

Russell Evans, MD and Sue Walsh, Head of Business Operations, were invited to represent Primeast at the Queen’s Reception in July 2015 in recognition of our Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade. Here’s what they have to say about their amazing experience!

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Engaging overseas partners and operating overseas successfully

Recently winning the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade made us reflect on how we could share some of our experiences with anyone else venturing into export markets. Whether exporting overseas, engaging in a merger and acquisition in a foreign country, or expanding your business across borders, knowing how to operate in a different […]

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The role of e-learning in global L&D

Learning and development (L&D) professionals can no longer ignore the power of e-learning: by the end of the year, the global e-learning market is predicted by Global Industry Analysts to reach $107 billion. Whilst the United States remains the largest market worldwide, distance learning in India will grow by 55 per cent, closely followed by […]

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