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We provide regular updates covering a range of topics, from the work and events we have been involved in as a business through to survey results and analysis from research we have conducted. There are also updates from significant industry reports and research; anything which helps shine a light on learning and can improve understanding of the sector.


09 September 2015

KnowledgePool announces strong new leadership team - marking an exciting next chapter

KnowledgePool, Europe's leading managed learning service provider, is delighted to announce that Ollie Browning has stepped up into the role of Managing Director for the business.
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02 April 2015

KnowledgePool continues to rank at the top

Europe's leading managed learning service provider named a Top 20 global training outsourcing company by TrainingIndustry.com
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12 February 2015

Leading Insurance company partners with KnowledgePool to help transform their learning

KnowledgePool wins a £3m, three year contract to design, supply, and implement a transformational Managed Learning Service for one of the UK’s leading insurance businesses.
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05 January 2015

KnowledgePool’s Al Bird speaks to HR Director about our latest white paper on Learning Transformation, suggesting L&D needs to change dramatically in order to drive real business change

Al, explains: "If businesses are serious about cutting costs at the same time as adequately supporting workforce development, L&D professionals need to think differently."
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05 January 2015

Change in approach is key to unlocking potential of L&D, KnowledgePool’s Al Bird tells Training Journal

L&D professionals need to adopt a new approach to learning in order to create the key shifts which are necessary for achieving transformation
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11 December 2014

KnowledgePool’s Al Bird speaks to Training Journal about our latest white paper on Learning Transformation, offering top tips to L&D professionals

Al talks about the key shifts which are necessary for learning to achieve transformation despite budget cuts
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11 December 2014

KnowledgePool's Al Bird talks to HR Zone about keeping workplace learning relevant

The way a workforce wants to learn new skills and develop their careers is changing, and the younger generation in particular is driving a strong demand for innovation in how L&D programmes are delivered.
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04 December 2014

KnowledgePool’s Al Bird talks to HR Review about how to keep L&D programmes relevant

The way a workforce wants to learn new skills and develop their careers is changing, Al offers advice on how to keep L&D programmes interesting and relevant.
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25 November 2014

KnowledgePool's Phil Reddall joins the eLearning Network Board of Directors

KnowledgePool, Europe's leading managed learning service provider, is delighted to announce that Phil Reddall, Strategic Learning & Technology Consultant, has been appointed to the eLearning Network's board of directors.
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10 November 2014

Harmony needed between HR functions, KnowledgePool’s Al Bird tells HR Grapevine

Following KnowledgePool’s Learning Curve research, Al talks to HR Grapevine: "It's less about 'competition' between HR functions and more about 'tuning in' to what the business needs."
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04 November 2014

"Confidence breeds confidence" KnowledgePool’s Al Bird tells HR Magazine

Following new L&D research, Al speaks to HR Magazine about why Learning & Development professionals are low on confidence.
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04 November 2014

KnowledgePool’s Al Bird features in the Evening Standard

Al talks about the key L&D trends and what KnowledgePool’s new Learning Curve research means for employers and employees.
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04 November 2014

KnowledgePool’s Al Bird provides comment in Training Journal following the launch of KnowledgePool’s new Learning Curve research and its findings

Lack of self-belief among L&D professionals hampering innovation in workplace learning, new study finds...
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09 September 2014

KnowledgePool's Al Bird talks to HR Review

Al talks to HR Review about social learning as a HR game changer...
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16 July 2014

KnowledgePool's Al Bird speaks to HR Grapevine

Al talks to HR Grapevine offering comment and advice in the article 'L&D lessons from sport'
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15 July 2014

KnowledgePool awarded top industry accolade

KnowledgePool has been recognised as one of the Top Workforce Development companies by TrainingIndustry.com
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14 July 2014

KnowledgePool expands its Business Development Team

KnowledgePool, Europe’s leading managed learning service provider, is delighted to announce the appointment of two new team members to its Business Development team.
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11 June 2014

KnowledgePool's Al Bird speaks to Training Journal

Al talks about how organisations can meet the L&D demands of younger workers...
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27 March 2014

KnowledgePool ranked top once again

KnowledgePool has been recognised as one of the world's best learning outsourcing companies by TrainingIndustry.com.
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09 May 2013

Capita acquires managed learning services provider, KnowledgePool

Capita plc announces that it has acquired KnowledgePool Group Ltd, a managed learning services provider, for an undisclosed sum...
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10 July 2012

KnowledgePool set to double annual revenues in 2012

Managed Learning Service business announces third quarter financial results and projected annual figures...
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14 June 2012

KnowledgePool's Al Bird interviewed by The Financial Times

Al Bird discusses the importance of business training, and explores the ways L&D Director's can improve the perfomance of learning...
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30 April 2012

Lies, damned lies and evaluation statistics

The evaluation of learning is considered essential, but it's usually carried out in a standardised and rather low level fashion.
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04 April 2012

KnowledgePool listed in the Top 20 global training outsourcing companies by TrainingIndustry.com

KnowledgePool has been named as one of the Top 20 companies in the global training outsourcing industry.
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26 March 2012

Getting to grips with mobile learning is L&D's top priority

Over 2/3 of L&D managers feel they should be using mobile learning within their organisation
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12 March 2012

KnowledgePool achieves certification to ISO 27001

KnowledgePool, the world's leading managed learning services provider, has achieved certification to the IT Security Management standard ISO/IEC 27001:2005.
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21 February 2012

The return of eLearning

New technology has always been greeted with excitement. With the enthusiasm of a child learning something new for the first time people have always jumped at the idea of innovative products, dreaming of all the ways they are going to revolutionise our lives.
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14 February 2012

Training Budgets fall foul of cuts, according to survey

61% of L&D Managers agree that the training budget is the first to be cut when times are tough
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23 January 2012

KnowledgePool responds to market demand for industry intelligence with the launch of TrainerAdvisor

The 'trip advisor' to the training industry to launch at Learning Technologies
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