The deadline is fast approaching for all airside pass-holders in the restricted zone (RZ) to receive General Security Awareness Training (GSAT). In answer to this, ThirdForce , the UK’s leading compliance training and e-learning provider launches i More...29 September 2008 16:57
The recent demand from employers for staff standards to be raised to a higher level, has sparked a debate amongst the training industry.
Employers are now insisting that staff should be trained accurately in all areas of their trade, including team More...29 September 2008 16:31
Do your HR staff handle harassment, bullying and dignity at work cases? Do they advise and support managers and employees in dealing with these cases? Do they need training to ensure they offer robust advice in dealing with difficult people or More...29 September 2008 16:02
Kineo and BP have partnered to create a comprehensive and engaging blended learning programme for global safety and operations training. The solution, profiled in a new case study released today, consists of “world-class design”, in the words of the More...29 September 2008 15:44
Universities must play a key role in giving students the skills that make them suitable for the workforce, the CBI has warned. Cambridge University vice-chancellor Alison Richard last week said the institution was not there to be "handmaidens of ind More...12 September 2008 09:01
Talent Labs , a new centre specifically designed for training and assessment seems to have signposted a sea change in the selection of facilities HR professionals are choosing as they move away from the use of hotels and office meeting rooms.
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Brain in Business and the Sheepdrove Eco Conference Centre in Lambourn, Berkshire are combining their expertise to find an answer to these questions. Through a series of workshops, Brain in Business will work with Sheepdrove to explore More...15 August 2008 10:05
Royal Mail is running a health and safety training roadshow across the UK for thousands of its staff. A 13-metre-long vehicle will visit 34 Royal Mail depots in the next three months, offering a mixture of live demonstrations, videos and intera More...09 August 2008 00:44
The UK's largest trade union has slammed the government for reneging on plans that would have given workers the right to paid time off for training. Under new proposals outlined last week, from 2010, employees will be entitled to request time off w More...26 June 2008 11:52
One of the UK’s major financial services institutions is to use a novel approach – via mobile performance support delivered to its staff’s PDAs and BlackBerrys - to provide regulatory and compliance-based information as well as key learning points relat More...25 June 2008 16:22
Two graphics gurus are injecting new life into the art of presenting information, drawing on communication techniques that have been used throughout history. Penny Pullan and Vanessa Randle, who run Graphics Made Easy , have created a uni More...05 June 2008 10:53
British Energy’s state of the art training facility, the ‘Nuclear Power Academy’ in Barnwood, Gloucestershire, was opened yesterday by Professor John Beddington, the Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of the Government Office for More...02 June 2008 16:01
Online retailer Furniture@Work claims to have cut its employee attrition rate by almost 90% in just 12 months thanks to a training and development scheme. Head of HR Stephen Jeffers, who joined the company last June, told Personnel Today the propo More...29 May 2008 15:00
Sheffield is bidding to be the e-learning capital of Europe through a purpose-built business park development. Called the Digital Campus it will comprise five buildings to house the former steel city's growing band of e-learning companies and exper More...27 May 2008 14:00
Gordon Brown used the draft Queen's Speech to announce a new right to request time off work for training. Revealing his plans for the next parliament, Brown said every adult should have the right "to make the most of their potential". He sai More...14 May 2008 14:00
As organisations grasp the eco nettle, there’s been a rise in demand for training venues that have green credentials – they could bring out the tree-hugger in you. More...07 May 2008 15:58
Managers working in Birmingham are set to discover how they can help their organisations become more innovative thanks to a thought-provoking new seminar from Wright Solutions .
Wright Solutions, the Midlands leading HR recruitment and trainin More...06 May 2008 10:40
UKS, in cooperation with its technology partner, Giunti Labs , will be showcasing mobile learning content management solutions at the third International Conference on Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning. The IMCL 2008 conf More...21 April 2008 15:41
Fujitsu Services, one of Europe’s leading IT services companies, has saved an average of 26 per cent off the retail prices of its IT, management and personal development training courses after signing a managed training services agreement with Knowledg More...11 April 2008 09:57
Talks are under way to decide the fate of the rump of the failed training business, Carter & Carter, much of which was sold last week to Newcastle College . Admininstrator Deloitte said it was talking to potential buyers and stakeholders, su More...25 March 2008 07:27