Although an overwhelming 79 per cent of UK companies say they regard training as a priority, only eight per cent set aside any budget for it, according to research by Lloyds Bank’s small-business research trust. The research shows that nearly half of UK manufacturing and 40 per cent of business service firms claim to be suffering from skills shortages, but most provide training only when necessary rather than trying to keep abreast of developments and techniques.
Publishing house Standards Manual’s latest release is a monograph to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the US consultancy, which features work such as Harvard University Press’ rectangle-based logo and the
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.