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How do I Measure ROI for Language Training?

How do I Measure ROI for Language Training? Do you have a language training budget but are not sure how to justify it? Are you trying to get approval for language training but do not have the numbers to back up the request? Have you seen language training bring benefits but have no tangible evidence… Read more

What is Language Training for Specific Purposes?

What is Language Training for Specific Purposes? And why you may need it. Communicating in a second or third language in the work place is routine for millions of people across the world. Whether your role involves instructing, negotiating, informing, serving or clarifying, the necessity to do this in another language is now common place… Read more

Language Training Trends for 2016

Language Training Trends for 2016 1. Languages for business A large majority of businesses across the globe continue to recognise the need for language skills when positioning themselves in international markets and in a recent survey 79% of businesses said they think language skills are critical for business success. In 2016 the key areas include… Read more

Is Germany the New UK?

Will Brexit Make Germany the New UK? The UK has decided to leave the EU. The extent to which this will impact the free movement of people and workers’ rights is still unknown; however, changes will inevitably be made, causing many people from EU member states to reconsider their options. Currently 3 million EU citizens… Read more

Brexit: Britons Need Languages More Than Ever

Brexit: Britons Need Languages More Than Ever With the shock result of Brexit our thoughts turn to what this means for our jobs, employment, finances and our place in Europe as a European country outside of the European Union. Speculation is rife, but the prospects are not all doom and gloom. We may be out… Read more

Fast, Flexible and Affordable

Fast, Flexible and Affordable If you need to improve your language skills in a short period of time, or require lessons that fit around your busy schedule, this flexible solution from Cactus will fulfil your language learning goals. Fast, flexible and affordable Cactus is offering a 10% discount on one-to-one private language tuition in all… Read more

Sound Like a Native

Six Top Tips on How to Sound like a Native Whether we like it or not accents are important and from the Queen to Michael Caine we all have an accent. In the UK your accent is a strong indication of what part of the country you were brought up in, your level of education,… Read more

Moving Abroad? Our Top 5 Considerations

Moving Abroad? Our Top 5 Considerations If you’ve been offered the opportunity of becoming an expat with your employer chances are that the complicated parts – the visa, health insurance, tax planning, capital gains, pensions, accommodation, shipping of furniture and possessions – will largely be taken care of by your employer. However, there are a… Read more

Is a Career-break the new MBA?

Is a Career-break the new MBA? Maybe not? But with the plethora of low quality online MBAs that are available, and career-break options now offering enriching and skills building opportunities, you may want to consider using a career-break to career-make. We have four great reasons why taking a career-break will help you skill-up: 1. Become… Read more