The National Skills Academy for Power (the Skills Academy), aided by Core Learning Services (CLS), a consultancy providing e-learning-related products and services, is introducing online learning materials as part of its strategy of skills development w More...08 September 2011 17:33
LMMatters is publishing a case study with leading international law firm Eversheds at the World of Learning Conference and Exhibition on 27-28 September. The case study shows how Eversheds, named as the Financial Times' most innovative law firm in Europ More...08 September 2011 17:28
This month, Birmingham's NEC will host the World of Learning 2011 Conference & Exhibition, designed to equip learning and development (L&D) practitioners with the knowledge to help ensure their organisations employ the right people with the More...06 September 2011 15:39
Skills minister John Hayes has announced new measures to make it easier for employers to take on large numbers of apprentices.
Hayes said that firms that are contracted directly with the Government to train apprentices will now benefit from simplifi More...06 September 2011 11:37
Fit for Work Service pilots were launched in an attempt to tackle issues with sickness absence management. Occupational health adviser Teresa Harrison takes a look at an example of the scheme and what it has been able to achieve so far. The Leicesters More...01 September 2011 09:59
We are looking for partners to work with us on two large projects. Expressions of interest from suitably qualified organisations should be made, together with a resume of qualifications and experience to Bob.Bird@genesisha.org.uk by 26 August 2011 f More...19 August 2011 11:07
Government proposals to extend regulatory measures on training would hinder employer investment and do nothing to increase skills levels, the CBI has warned. Ministers are looking at a number of measures to establish how businesses can take on more r More...17 August 2011 12:21
Nearly half of workers feel that they have been unable to progress in their careers, with many pointing to a lack of funds and a failure by their bosses to "fight their corner" when it comes to promotions and pay rises.
The survey of 2,000 employees More...16 August 2011 16:36
In light of recent challenges faced by the coalition Government, it is more evident than ever that our leaders need resilience to be able to survive the flak that is thrown their way. There will be one clear winner to emerge from the present coalit More...09 August 2011 12:00
Tennis elbow can severely limit the ways in which a person is able to move their arm. Occupational health specialists Leigh Turvey and Anne Harriss examine a case study involving the injury and its impact on work.
Tennis elbow or, to give More...01 August 2011 08:59
Too many learning and development professionals are scared of e-learning. Lisa Minogue-White of WillowDNA believes that learning and development needs to wake up to the huge potential e-learning presents and attempt more than simple "tick-box" training. More...12 July 2011 16:31
The Government has ruled out extending the right for employees to make requests in relation to study or training to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) until at least April 2015.
Under legislation passed by the previous Labour More...08 July 2011 10:43
Legislation that allows employees in companies with more than 250 members of staff to make requests in relation to training has failed to deliver benefits in the vast majority of organisations.
Research by XpertHR has found that just 12% of compani More...06 July 2011 14:29
Occupational health services are more prominent in larger organisations than in small businesses. Occupational health specialist Andy Phillips looks at why SMEs should invest in OH and how to decide on the type of services to offer. Small and med More...01 July 2011 10:40
The Nursing and Midwifery Council's review of public health nursing education must address concerns about the quality of the occupational health component of courses, says Anne Harriss, director of occupational health nursing courses at London South Ban More...01 July 2011 09:00
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has called for an improvement to work experience in the UK, in order to help tackle youth unemployment and to help improve perceptions about the value of work placements.
The CIPD has partn More...30 June 2011 15:12
Employers should pay greater focus to the training and performance management of older workers or face falling foul of the law when the default retirement age (DRA) is phased out, says the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The More...20 June 2011 15:25
Almost half of employers admit that they do not pay students and graduates who join them for work experience placements or internships, potentially breaching minimum wage legislation.
According to research published today by XpertHR, four employers More...20 June 2011 14:34
Setting up an occupational health service to support the military can pose a number of difficult challenges. Carolynne Davey discusses how she approached the task. In March 2006, Carolynne Davey was appointed to set up an occupational health service a More...01 June 2011 15:55
Universities must teach better employability skills in course structures to help students develop key workplace competencies, according to research published today by the CBI and the National Union of Students (NUS).
The survey of 2,614 students fou More...16 May 2011 10:24