10 Jan 2022

Learning in the workplace

We have all heard the cliché that ‘the greatest asset a company has is its employees.’ If that’s the case, then there is a good argument to look after your employees by providing them with professional development opportunities. The ability to learn and grow not only benefits the individual, but it can also have a positive effect on staff morale, customer satisfaction and the professional standing of your business.

A formalised training and development programme is designed to assist employees to gain knowledge to do their job better by increasing skills, knowledge and expertise with the programme aligned to the business needs currently and in the future. It may include learning a new skill, increasing knowledge in an area of expertise or in some cases meeting regulatory or legal requirements.

So, what are the elements you should consider when developing a learning plan for your business, and for individuals?




Think about the individual when you are developing their professional development programme and consider how they learn best and how you can tailor the training to accommodate the learning style.





Business that offers learning opportunities to their employees are more likely to have a higher workplace morale and increased loyalty which translates into increased productivity and customer satisfaction. So, what professional development have you identified for you and your employees in 2022?


Article written by: Senga Allen, Managing Director.