August 4, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Faith Bartlett Completed her Programme in just 74 days

Faith Bartlett completed the Level 5 HR Diploma with DPG in just 74 days, including all assessments and marking from DPG’s expert facilitators. This is the second fastest record we have for anyone completing this qualification with us, and is a tremendous achievement.  We interviewed Faith about her DPG experience and we hope this inspires our future…

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August 3, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Meet Our New HR Record Breaker Lucy Warman

Lucy Warman completed the Level 5 HR Diploma with DPG in record breaking time, beating our previous record holder Robert Pender by 23 days. It took Lucy just 70 days to complete his Human Resource Diploma including all assessments and marking from DPG’s expert facilitators. We interviewed Lucy about her DPG experience and we hope…

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July 27, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

The Benefits of Completing a Course in L&D Right Now

The Coronavirus pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on most Learning and Development budgets. Most HR practitioners will be familiar with the fact that when the purse strings need to be drawn in, training is one of the first things to be hit. This has serious implications for L&D professionals whose only role is to…

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July 22, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Friendships at Work

Thursday 30thJuly 2020 is International Friendship Day so we thought that we would take a look at the benefits of making friends at work and some of the issues that employers may find that they need to manage. “Friendship Day” was first proposed in 1958 in the North American state ‘Paraguay’. This was later taken…

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July 21, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

CIPD Profession Map

Many HR professionals find themselves operating by principles deemed ‘best practice’ without questioning whether they’re the best principles for their business, which can lead to poor decision-making.  To combat this the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) have updated their Profession Map to highlight how values-based decision making can create more of an impact…

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July 15, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

What is Human Resources?

Whether you work as part of a multinational corporation or a small local business, it’s likely that your company has its own Human Resources department.  Despite being commonplace in most workplaces, Human Resources is one of the most misunderstood business areas. In fact, some employees don’t even know what the department does.  To help you…

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July 13, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

Attitudes Towards Homeworking

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced many people into working from home. This is a new experience for many and perhaps a very welcome experience for most. For many years now employees have been asking to work from home 1 or 2 days a week to improve worklife balance and as an HR Practitioner of over…

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July 7, 2020 | Posted in the Blog

LPI Accreditation—A DPG Facilitator’s Experience

The recent partnership between DPG and the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) has given me the chance to qualify as an accreditation mentor for learning departments with the LPI. I didn’t have a great deal of knowledge about the LPI before this, apart from coming across the LPI Capability Map which I thought was clear, well-structured…

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