Almost one employer in five (18%) expects staff to receive training prior to promotion to management positions, despite the majority of employers (93%) believing that low levels of management skills are harming their business.
This is acco More...07 August 2012 14:32
Brigid Hodges, director of talent at hygiene and pest control firm Rentokil Initial, winners of the 2011 Personnel Today award for excellence in learning and development (L&D), explains how the company built a leadership development programme More...28 May 2012 13:31
Students from secondary schools and colleges are being provided with management training in order to address the lack of basic work skills among many school leavers.
The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) has stepped up its efforts to ensure that More...15 September 2011 15:33
Employers that targeted line managers for absence management training saw improved absence rates at two-thirds (64%) of organisations, according to new research from XpertHR . The research reveals that training line managers gave them more conf More...14 September 2011 11:08
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
Personnel Today's FREE buyers' guides are a completely FREE service designed to help you make an informed decision about your next HR purchase. Use our FREE management training buyers' guides to research your options, plan your purc More...27 August 2010 12:47
Free buyer's guides from Personnel Today to help you make the right buying decisions in HR Smart Buyer provides the latest top tips, buyer's guides, case studies and expert guidance on procuring training and e-learni More...22 August 2010 17:16
Line managers are being expected to perform challenging people management tasks without the relevant training, a new study has found.
Training gaps in staff development, recruitment and retention, absence management and grievance handling were just More...05 May 2010 15:31
Kent businesses are being urged to meet the challenges of the economic recovery by investing in their managers.
Kent Learning and Development , one of the South East’s leading business training providers, has thrown down the gauntlet to t More...05 February 2010 12:56
Tesco is injecting £3m into a training programme to develop future leaders, despite the current economic climate. The figure is up 23% on 2008 and the supermarket giant said is it the largest investment in senior team development in the retail secto More...19 October 2009 11:31
Now in its ninth year, the Top 40 Power Players aims to recognise HR's most prominent and influential professionals; those who have played a part in bringing people issues to the top of the business agenda and been a shining light for th More...28 September 2009 09:00
Best decision My best business decision was moving to Random House Group in September 2008. I've never worked in the same sector twice. I see that as positive because it shows I'm not a one-trick pony - it shows that I can repeat my successes in diff More...22 September 2009 15:51
Premier Partnership is an approved Institute of Learning and Management (ILM) centre and a partner provider in a European Social Fund through which the company can provide 100% funded training for ILM level 2 (Award and Certificate) for voluntary sector More...03 September 2009 12:55
Is there a growing feeling in the UK economy that the seeds of recovery may well be taking root and that the shoots of new growth may well be seen as soon as the final quarter of 2009? RICS announced today that “house values were on the increase”, the More...03 September 2009 12:44
Bolton based training provider Alliance Learning have received funding for their Team Leading courses which provide free management training courses to the value of £725 (subject to a £50 administration fee) for all local businesses.
Alliance More...01 September 2009 16:28
Video Arts has become the exclusive UK distributor for a series of four DVD-based learning programmes on managing difficult people and situations, created by the renowned Australian psychologist Eve Ash.
The four DVDs provide dramatised cas More...27 July 2009 15:35
Catering giant Aramark has introduced a coaching course for managers to help them compare and contrast parenting with management styles.
HR director Robbie Wheeler said after the success of the Coaching Skills for Parents pilot, run by Next Generati More...19 May 2009 09:34
Whittlebury Hall Management Training Centre and Hotel is proud to announce the launch of their brand new Microsite dedicated to management training, conferencing and events.
The launch of this new digital medium provides clients and More...20 March 2009 16:02
While the use of psychometric testing is most commonplace during the recruitment and selection process, according to a recent survey by Personnel Today's sister organisation, pay specialist IRS, firms are also using the tests to help develop existing More...27 February 2009 16:31
A quarter of managers plan to develop transferable skills or get a new qualification this year, a survey has revealed.
A study of 1,200 workers by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) found that nearly 25% wanted to retrain or pick up new skill More...26 January 2009 11:50