Mental Well-being and Mindfulness

Mental Well-being and Mindfulness

Mental Health Awareness Mental health awareness at work has been hot across all our offices the last few months. For instance, from raising money for Mind with our charity month in July; example courses on staying Hydrated during the heatwave; and ensuring we have a...
Back to  School Work

Back to School Work

Back to Work I am pretty sure we have all noticed how over the past six weeks things have slowed down a little. The traffic to work is a bit calmer, the staff car park is a little emptier, you send an email and receive a multitude of out of office replies. Yes, it has...
Shades of Grey or Gray in eLearning design

Shades of Grey or Gray in eLearning design

Effective Use of No Colour With design in elearning, and any other UX/UI principles, we wanted to think about the use of colour/branding and the effectiveness it can have on the success of training.From a designer’s perspective, my initial reaction is ‘no, it isn’t...
Staying hydrated is good for your Mind!

Staying hydrated is good for your Mind!

Staying hydrated is good for your Mind! Here at Embridge we have been focusing a lot on mental health and well-being at work. With our own charity event, ‘150+ miles in 31 days’ for our ten-year anniversary being held this month to get us all moving and raising money...
Do Learning Styles Exist?

Do Learning Styles Exist?

Do Learning Styles Exist? When I was 12, my school made me fill out a form purporting to be able to tell me my learning styles. The possible outcomes were auditory, visual or kinaesthetic. My teacher said that how you learn and revise should be different, depending on...
Flow: Getting Learners in the Zone

Flow: Getting Learners in the Zone

Flow: Getting Learners in the Zone Hungarian psychologist Csikszentmihalyi called the phenomenon flow in an impactful paper in 1975. He classes flow as a state of full immersion, involvement and enjoyment in the process of an activity. Author: GLAD team I’ve recently...
Learning Technologies 2019

Learning Technologies 2019

Learning Technologies 2019 Learning Technologies has to be one of the biggest UK exhibitions and conferences in the UK.  Held over two days and attracting over 8500 visitors this is certainly one for the calendar.It is a busy time for the Embridge Global Learning And...
Creating a Conduct Risk Culture

Creating a Conduct Risk Culture

Creating a Conduct Risk Culture Elearning is the answer.  In this case study, we look at how bespoke elearning transformed the conduct risk culture at a global financial firm. The client Instinet is one of the largest agency-only financial brokers, best known as one...
Christmas wishes…& The CEO’s speech

Christmas wishes…& The CEO’s speech

Thank you for your support & custom during 2018. Wishing you and your families a Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2019. From all the team at Embridge Consulting The Queen’s CEO’s speech.Embridge Consulting have once again had another record year. We...
It’s a wrap

It’s a wrap

As 2018 draws to a close, the conversations around the GLAD team start to become reflective. The team are discussing what we have achieved this year. At the start of 2018, we released some additions to our of ‘Off the Shelf’ library, including the one thing that we...

Bespoke vs off the shelf elearning

Bespoke or Off the shelf eLearningWhen it comes to using eLearning to train your employees there are two most common routes. Off the shelf, elearning courses are ready to go, pre-written and quick to set up. Bespoke courses written especially for your organisation....
Typography Design in eLearning

Typography Design in eLearning

Typography Design in eLearning Part of my daily routine is to look at current design trends and inspiration. Something I’ve noticed this week is the number of typography Designs that have a feature. This got me thinking about how most graphic design is in fact made...
Open eLearning Event

Open eLearning Event

Open Elearning Event Sometimes we have a tendency to get stuck in our own ways and get very focused on what are doing. We have been thinking about this recently and realised that we don’t even know what some of the other business in our building do! So we want to...
Has Gamification Gone Too Far?

Has Gamification Gone Too Far?

Has Gamification Gone Too Far?This is something we have been discussing in the office. KFC caused a storm on social media with their new way to train employees – and it’s straight out of a horror movie. Announcing that it would be training employees with a...
GDPR: What is it and why is it important?

GDPR: What is it and why is it important?

GDPR: What is it and why is it important? Reference to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is everywhere now. In some cases, it is already regarded as a buzzword. Buzzwords usually exist for a reason. The reason GDPR is such a hot topic of conversation is...