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Managing Agile Workers: The Impact on Wellbeing and Productivity

by Dr Christine Grant, Associate Head of School, Recruitment & Marketing & Principal Lecturer, School of Psychological, Social & Behavioural Sciences. The move towards ‘agile working’ is being adopted by many organisations in response to the speed of change and the need to provide flexibility for employees but also to retain staff and increase productivity.   We know…

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Solving the Digital Skills Gap

By Richard Brooks, Programme Manager at Coventry University talks about the Institute of Coding and how it aims to tackle to UK’s digital skills gap in an article for the National Centre for Universities and Business. The announcement by Theresa May of the new national Institute of Coding in January 2018 represents a quietly significant moment in…

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Perfect partnerships for digital profit – Nexus Creative

Colin Foxall of Nexus Creative explains how a partnership with Coventry university will boost the company’s capability, in an article originally published by Insider Media. A great deal is written and spoken about the need for industry and academia to work closer together to help companies – and ultimately the UK economy – move forward.…

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Future-proofing skills for the evolving automotive industry

Michelle Connors, enterprise and commercial manager in Coventry University’s Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing, reveals how the university is working with a commercial partner to future-proof skills in the automotive industry in an article first published by Insider Media. Automotive technology is developing at an unprecedented rate – and it is vital that manufacturers…

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Forget about GDPR: look at the incoming Data Protection Bill

Coventry University researcher Sara Degli-Esposti discusses implications of the new General Data Protection Regulation and highlights another piece of incoming legislation on data protection in an article originally published by Insider Media. Organisations have been rushing to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ahead of the new requirements coming into force on Friday…