The 15 UK Navy officers captured by Iran have the training to handle their ordeal, the Navy’s HR department has told Personnel Today .
“They are trained to be resilient and to work as a team, so I don’t have any fears for them in that r More...30 March 2007 16:10
£3,000 fine follows hot on the heels of firewalking calamity at motivational event. More...03 February 2006 10:53
Management talent will not be stimulated by training alone, says Philippa Davidson, HR director of TV Solutions company, NDS. Here she explains how an integrated programme of activities is helping its managers to become leaders More...06 September 2005 00:00
NHS staff with no professional qualifications will have access to learning accounts, under new plans announced by health secretary Patricia Hewitt More...20 July 2005 07:00
Despite falling behind some of our European competitors on skills, Mark Haysom, chief executive of the Learning and Skills Council, is bullish about the future prospects More...26 April 2005 01:00
Network Rail is launching one of the biggest technical apprentice schemes in the UK by recruiting 1,000 17- to 19-year-olds over five years, in an initiative that will cost the organisation £30m. More...15 March 2005 01:00
Short takes on this week's training news More...15 March 2005 01:00
Food company Heinz has opened a learning centre at its Luton factory to improve employees' basic skills in English, Maths and IT.
These three subjects make up the key deficits in the UK skills, according to the Government and the CBI. They were specif More...22 November 2004 08:10
New research has revealed the positive effects of getting staff involved in community volunteering.
The results of a study into employee volunteering at Barclays Bank by the Institute for Volunteering Research highlight the benefits and positive imp More...04 November 2004 12:29
More than a million NHS staff will receive infection control training to help in the fight against the MRSA super bug, the new chief nursing officer Chris Beasley announced today.
All staff covered by the new NHS pay scheme Agenda for Change – includi More...04 November 2004 00:00
The effectiveness and efficiency of different training methods have been thrown into the spotlight by the results of the Transatlantic Blended Learning Survey 2004. Stephanie Sparrow reports on reactions from the UK and the US
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Staff at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) get the most benefit from on-the-job learning rather than taught courses or structured training programmes, according to the Learning and Skills Development Agency (LSDA).
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Organisations are benefiting from a shift from rigid training initiatives, says Martyn Sloman, and on-the-job learning looks set to overtake traditional approaches
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Helen Sweeney, HR director at Co-operative Financial Services, explains how a programme of change will allow learning to flourish
Green signifies the go-ahead for change at giant Co-Operative Financial Services (CFS), as HR director Helen Sw More...01 July 2004 09:49
The objectives of the Army's Educational and Training Services have their parallels in Civvy Street. Brigadier Mark Filler explains his definitions of empowerment, self-sufficiency and learning for life More...01 May 2004 12:08
Sue Pearce, people and communications manager at BT Global Services explains how a behaviour transformation programme helped it hit customer service targets More...01 April 2004 16:19
Organisations are taking a more strategic approach to their use of the outdoors in experiential learning. Margaret Kubicek takes a look at how providers are responding to client needs More...01 February 2004 14:42
Employers are turning to the arts to cultivate creativity in their managers. More...01 January 2004 13:18
When planning ahead, employers must understand not only their imminent skills needs, but also the gamut of changing attitudes to learning. In the first of a two-part series, Alison Thomas looks at how organisations are winning over hearts and minds More...01 January 2004 09:53
Derek Simpson argues the business case for workplace learning More...01 January 2004 09:15