Cuts to learning and development budgets have had a positive effect on organisations as employers turn to managers and e-learning to deliver training. This is according to the 2011 XpertHR learning and development training survey, which also found th More...04 May 2011 11:52
It is essential to identify the causes of work-related disorders for advisers to solve the problem. Body mapping is a useful tool, says occupational health and safety practitioner Catherine Tye. The aim of this article is to demonstrate how body-mapp More...03 May 2011 16:22
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has called for more organisations to offer apprenticeships, after research found that nearly half of employers have not employed an apprentice in the past three years.
According to the CIPD More...07 April 2011 13:37
Funding for learning and development has continued to take a hit as employer budgets feel the squeeze, according to the Chartered Institute of Learning and Development's (CIPD) annual Learning and Talent Development survey.
According to the survey's More...01 April 2011 00:01
Aurion Learning , in conjunction with St. James’s Hospital Learning and Development Team, has produced two informative e-learning programmes for hospital staff. The online learning programmes in Safer Manual Handling and Medication Administratio More...30 March 2011 10:40
Kineo shares Virtual Classroom insights in new free guide
If you’re not already looking at virtual classrooms as part of your learning strategy, you’re missing an opportunity. The cost savings are compelling, and the immediacy and ease of use m More...30 March 2011 10:06
LearnChamp, eLearning specialists based in Austria and Germany, has become a Totara LMS Partner. Totara LMS, is an open source LMS for the corporate sector based on Moodle. Totara LMS has a range of enhancements over and above the wide ranging functional More...24 March 2011 00:00
There has been a mixed reaction to the Government's proposed changes to business legislation that it says will make life easier for small firms.
Speaking today at a Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) conference in Liverpool, business minster Mark More...18 March 2011 12:42
Too many vocational courses are of little value and are targeted at league tables rather than preparing young people for the world of work, according to the Government.
The Government today (3 March) published the Wolf report , the results of More...03 March 2011 15:06
This free guide is part of Smart Buyer, a free service from Personnel Today E-LEARNING Contents Overview Reasons to imple More...02 March 2011 16:11
There needs to be a much clearer strategy put in place to increase the number of nurses considering a career in occupational health, a leading OH educator has argued. Challenges facing educators in providing programmes that turn out OH practitioners More...24 February 2011 15:26
Time to Train Regulations will not be extended this April to employees of small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).
The Regulations, which offer employees the right to request time for training, have been available to employees of large organisation More...16 February 2011 15:42
Kineo and Royal Yachting Association have worked closely together to create a suite of bespoke, high end e-learning modules on navigation and water safety. The design approach taken and a sample module are shared in a new case study on the Kine More...16 February 2011 00:00
Employers will face a bill of £23.87 billion because of a raft of employment law changes coming into force over the next four years, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has claimed. Chris Mordue, partner at Pinsent Masons, out More...15 February 2011 12:52
The Institute of Sales & Marketing Management (ISMM) has launched new qualifications as part of a long-term national framework initiative to raise the parity and esteem of vocational training.
“The notion that sales people are on More...10 February 2011 00:00
Training company Verridian triumphed this week, when it was crowned ‘Training Company of the year’ at the IITT’s annual awards ceremony, the IT Training Awards 2011, for the second year running.
The mobile training specialist that counts Carphone More...09 February 2011 00:00
Business secretary Vince Cable and skills minister John Hayes have called on employers to create "a new generation of skilled workers" by taking on more apprentices, as National Apprenticeship Week begins today (Monday). Cable said that the Governmen More...07 February 2011 14:44
The Government should end collective bargaining between unions and employers in the NHS and education sectors in order to boost productivity, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has said. Joe McMorrow, employment lawyer at Pinsent Masons, More...07 February 2011 11:02
As National Apprenticeship Week begins, Peter Winebloom, director of apprentices and skills at manufacturers' organisation the EEF, examines why business needs to take them seriously. Peter Winebloom National Apprenticeship Week is a More...07 February 2011 10:30
Almost 30 delegates from Ford UK met at the Centre of Engineering Manufacturing and Excellence in Rainham, Essex, as part of an eight month programme designed and led by management training company Acua, which is a division of Coventry University.
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