Accuracy Asides

News, errors and accuracy gossip

Positive thinking for L&D and HR professionals

Posted: June 3, 2021, 5:31 p.m.

Practical positive thinking is about taking a step back and asking yourself what you can do, and what is possible. And it isn’t half energising! In this short article, Scott Bradbury Managing Director Catherine de Salvo applies some practical positive thinking to typical situations in Learning & Development.


How to be a successful training participant

Posted: April 28, 2021, 11:09 a.m.

The success of a training session depends in large part on the delivery – the expertise, personality, and facilitation skills of the trainer. But what about the participant? The preparation, contribution and reflection of the learner is vital.


Coming of age: 18 key ideas for learning in 2021

Posted: April 8, 2021, 3:41 p.m.

To mark Scott Bradbury's 18th birthday this month, Managing Director Catherine de Salvo shares the origins of the company's name and eighteen key ideas for learning and development in 2021. Do you agree with her?


Accept, Balance, Communicate and Organise

Posted: March 1, 2021, 6 a.m.

Now that our children are being allowed back to school and there is a gradual shift, for some, back to the office, what have we learned from the whole home schooling/working experience?


Is your GDPR training missing one vital data protection ingredient?

Posted: Jan. 27, 2021, 6:33 p.m.

There’s one area of data protection training which is typically overlooked and yet is central to legal and correct data processing. As we mark National Data Protection Day this week, we explore what it is and how to get it right.


Getting 2021 right

Posted: Jan. 3, 2021, 12:33 p.m.

2021 is a far cry from 2012. In this short article, we explore how two transposed digits make the world of difference to a year. Accuracy matters whatever year we’re in, and whatever the mood of the nation. And this year it’s particularly tricky.


Tech Check: Overcoming technical issues in your virtual workshops

Posted: Nov. 3, 2020, 4:42 p.m.

Encountering technology hiccups or horrors in your virtual workshops? In this short article, we share practical ideas for overcoming technical issues.
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Transitioning from Classroom to Screen Delivery:10 Lessons from Experience

Posted: Oct. 1, 2020, 6 a.m.

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a catalyst for change. It has sped up changes that were already afoot and made them a stark reality. And nowhere is that more evident in the world of learning and development than in the rush to move from classroom-based training to virtual online workshops.


Distracted, Disrupted, Forgetful and Fraught…

Posted: Aug. 1, 2020, midnight

Being forgetful is part of being human. In this 4-minute article we look at how distractions and disruptions lead us to forget those items on our ‘To Do’ list.


Finding it hard to focus? Here's how to concentrate

Posted: May 1, 2020, 12:31 p.m.

What barriers to concentration are you facing right now? Whether you’re working remotely from home, or a keyworker busy keeping things going elsewhere, the Covid-19 pandemic presents us with new challenges to our concentration skills. We’re being distracted by the abnormality, not to mention the worry, of it all. This new 4-minute read article gives you 8 tips for staying focused in these unprecedented times.

Accuracy Asides is the name of our accuracy blog

You get to hear about our latest accuracy course results, the real-life 'bloomers' which come to our attention and all the latest news and juicy gossip about errors! We share accuracy tips and advice too.