Revalidation of learning and practice will be an essential part of re-registration for nurses and midwives by 2014. Graham Johnson, clinical lead - nursing at Bupa Health and Wellbeing, looks at the requirements.
In the near future, More...01 December 2012 15:13
The standard of management in the UK is being held back by employers that fail to take full advantage of the skills of qualified managers, the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) has warned. Research published by the CMI today finds that two-fifths More...05 July 2012 00:01
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
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
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
New plans to develop a universal qualification and training framework for health and safety professionals across Europe have been unveiled. The European-Union-funded EUSAFE project has been set up to try to create a universal European framework of qu More...01 January 2011 15:46
The CBI has welcomed the announcement of an independent review of vocational qualifications for 14- to 19-year olds - but teaching unions have labelled it as "a naked attempt to advance the flawed policy of academies and free schools".
Education Se More...10 September 2010 09:25
Pub operators would normally be expected to discourage under 18-year-olds from entering their premises, but high street chain JD Wetherspoon has broken with convention by vowing to create 1,000 new jobs for 16- and 17-year-olds in the next 12 months. More...06 September 2010 15:22
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
McDonald's is to offer 10-days work experience as part of a GCSE-equivalent qualification for the first time ever, the fast food giant will reveal today.
Teenagers will have to apply online and attend a formal interview to get onto the work pla More...11 March 2010 00:07
A major card retailer has overhauled its in-house training in a bid to dispel the myth that the retail industry simply provides part-time work or a career stop-gap.
The Clinton Cards Group has launched a nationally accredited staff traini More...01 February 2010 09:00
Nearly 90% of small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) do not intend to recruit graduates during the recession, the Centre for Enterprise has warned.
A poll of 502 companies revealed 88% of SMEs were not planning on recruiting graduates, while 89% h More...06 January 2010 08:38
The government has admitted it may - like the Conservatives - review the provision of vocational qualifications such as NVQs.
At the Labour Party Conference in Brighton, skills minister Pat McFadden told Personnel Today that the depar More...29 September 2009 10:01
The Conservatives have attacked NVQs, saying they have "negative value on the labour market", indicating that the vocational qualifications could be scrapped or scaled back under a Tory government.
In a speech to the education consultancy CfBT Educa More...25 September 2009 10:00
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called for students to pay more for their education, as an alternative to slashing teaching budgets. The organisation has also called for the government to abandon its plans to have 50% of young people att More...23 September 2009 16:29
This Personnel Today news roundup includes: Ethnic minority police officers still face discrimination at work GPs demand extra cash to administer flu vaccinations Protesters at turbine factory 'being starved out' Teachers in England are the More...22 July 2009 09:26
Fewer adults are involved in learning in the UK than at any time since 1996, according to research by the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) . It said that its latest annual poll of adult learners in the UK found 18% of adu More...08 May 2009 00:00
Four out of 10 employers are experiencing literacy and numeracy problems among staff.
According to a survey carried out by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI)'s employers' organisation and education and training providers Nord Anglia, 40% of More...06 April 2009 11:41
Take care when specifiying qualifications – they may be ageist Chief Constable of West Yorkshire v Homer Regulation 3(1)(b) of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 provides that X indirectly discriminates where X applies to Y a provisio More...01 March 2009 00:00