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5 Benefits of English Communication Skills Training

Ladies working on food production line

There are many benefits to providing English Communication Skills training for staff where English is not their first language. We have worked with many companies over the years especially with Production, Warehouse, Distribution and Hospitality staff. We have seen that where the level of English is quite low it can lead to problems such as poor communication, misunderstandings, low confidence and mistakes being made.

5 reasons to learn a language in lockdown

Learn language in lockdown

For many of us, lockdown has brought unsettled times. Our lives have changed immeasurably and this is likely to continue in some form or another for a long time. Some of us are busy with work, looking after children and shopping and caring for family members. However, there are others who have suddenly found themselves unemployed, furloughed or very quiet at work due to reduced output in many UK industries.

4 benefits of English training for staff

low skill warehouse workers

There are many benefits to providing English training to your British and foreign staff. In these uncertain times, English Training could become a key focus for many HR and L&D teams. Employees are at the heart of our businesses and we must work hard to retain them.

20 English Idioms to help your fluency

Idioms example

An idiom is a group of words that, when translated literally are a load of nonsense. For example “hold your horses” or “head in the clouds” but they are used frequently by English speakers….to the confusion of those trying to learn the language.

Improving English Skills at The Ivy

Improve English skills at The Ivy

When The Ivy Collection came to us for support with their ambitious “Improving English Communication Skills for Hospitality” project we jumped at the chance to help.

Halloween Facts

Halloween

With Halloween season upon us, here are 11 Halloween facts that you didn’t know.