How to manage and motivate teams remotely

As a result of the global pandemic there has been a marked increase in the number of people working from home. This brings about significant challenges for managers, many of whom will have been used to managing teams face-to-face in the workplace.

5 Common mistakes for First Time Managers

It’s daunting, it’s exciting, it’s new…a promotion to a management position is what many of us dream of. We work hard and we are rewarded. Rewarded with extra responsibility, often a new title and an increase in salary. But there are a number of common mistakes that many first time managers make. Here we look at 5 different areas to watch out for and give some hints and tips on what to look out for.

Top reasons to study with Runway Training

Selecting a training provider is often a tricky business. If you’re reading this then we’ve probably caught your eye and would love you to study with us. There are many reasons to study with Runway Training and we have detailed a few below to give you an idea of what you can expect from us and how we can provide you with a great learning experience.

Tonbridge Business Awards 2019 Finalists

  We are delighted that Runway Training’s Apprentices Ellen Constable and Adam Wynne are both finalists in the Tonbridge Business Awards 2019. Ellen is currently studying for her Level 3 in Business Administration and Adam his Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner qualification. Both have made it through to the final in the ‘Apprentice of the…

Off-the-job Training for Apprentices

All you need to know! Any learning that takes place during an apprentice’s contracted hours but is not part of their normal working duties. It must be directly relevant to the qualification.

Functional Skills in Plymouth

Runway Training has opened a new office for learners in Plymouth which specialises in English and Maths online functional skills courses.

Kent Invicta Chamber Business Awards Finalist

We are delighted that Runway Training’s Oliver Trailer is a finalist in the Kent Invicta Chamber Business Awards 2018.

Learner Spotlight: Molly at Marketing Delivery

Name: Molly Prince Age: 20 Course: Level 2 Business Administration Employer: Marketing Delivery

Learner Spotlight: Katie at Valence School

Name: Katie Catchpole Age: 36 Course: Residential Childcare Employer: Valence School

Runway Training Apprenticeship Awards

We are launching our Apprenticeship Awards for the first time this year to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week. The awards will be presented by special guest Tom Tugendhat MBE MP.

Understanding Behaviour that Challenges

The term challenging behaviour is used to describe a range of behaviours which can put the person displaying the behaviour or those around them at risk.

Home Secretary visits Aspirations Project

Home Secretary Amber Rudd visited Aspirations this week to speak with staff about how they work with vulnerable people to help them build their confidence and discover tools to manage their mental health.

Learner Spotlight: Flo at Runway Training

Name: Flora Edgar Age: 18 Course: Level 2 Business and Administration Employer: Runway Training, Tonbridge

Learner Spotlight: Dani at Maths No Problem

Name: Dani Taskis Age: 20 Course: Level 2 Business and Administration Employer: Maths No Problem, Tunbridge Wells

Learner Spotlight: Lucy at Maths No Problem

Name: Lucy Brooks Age: 23 Course: Level 2 Customer Service Employer: Maths No Problem, Tunbridge Wells

Exams didn’t go to plan? We can help you!

Firstly, stop panicking! Not having GCSE’s or A Levels is not the end of the world – did you know Eminem didn’t achieve any qualifications and now he’s worth an estimated £144 million?!

New GCSE Grades Converted

You may have heard that the GCSE grading system is changing. They are translating the lettered A*-G grades to a numbered structure, which is being gradually phased in, starting with English and Maths GCSE’s and further being applied to other subjects starting September 2017. The numbered system will range from 1-9, with 1 being the…

5 reasons why a digital marketing apprentice should be top of your Christmas list

With the festive season upon us, it’s time to take to the high street to start your Christmas shopping, or more likely, join the growing number of shoppers opting to do it online. But whilst online shopping has been growing in popularity, so too has the need for digital marketing skills in your business. From…

Should I Take on an Apprentice?

While there are many ways of calculating the financial benefits or drawbacks of taking on an apprentice at your company, what is more difficult to measure is the overall effect an apprentice can have. An apprentice within your business will have an impact on your staff, productivity and future hiring plans. Here are a few…

Learner Spotlight: Erin at Aro Underwriting

Name: Erin Holloway Age: 20 Course: AAT, Level 2 Employer: Aro Underwriting, Tonbridge   How did you hear about Apprenticeships? I heard about apprenticeships through the government website and after studying at Hadlow College for 2 years I decided an apprenticeship would be the best route for me. I was offered a place at University…

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