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
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
Register now to view more training content on Smart Buyer... TRAINING Contents Overview Planning your training More...19 October 2010 11:38
Planning your training, learning and development is a crucial decision that could have extensive benefits for your organisation. It is not a process that should be taken lightly, but there are steps you can follow to make the process easier. 1 More...12 September 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
Workers at Buncefield oil depot were overworked and did not receive the training they required ahead of an explosion in 2005, a Crown Court has heard.
The court heard evidence that staff at the Buncefield site were not given the support they needed More...16 April 2010 09:20
No matter how much you're spending on new HR software, nobody likes to think they are paying more than they need to. We provide four steps to avoiding an overspend. mktoMunchkin("589-ITG-580"); Most organisations could reduce what they spend More...01 October 2009 09:47
Buying HR information systems and software will inevitably involve writing a business case. A recent survey revealed that three-quarters of UK human resources managers are uncomfortable writing business cases. However, in a tough economic climate, knowi More...01 October 2009 09:47
Gordon Brown and the G20 must work together to avoid a "global skills crunch", the CIPD has said ahead of tomorrow's meeting in London.
In Message from Management , the institute has urged leaders to ignore short-term approaches to job creation a More...31 March 2009 10:41
The CBI has called on the government to fast-track access to its flagship Train to Gain programme, to boost the skills of the UK workforce and help the economy recover. In its submission about the Budget, due on 22 April, the CBI also called fo More...23 March 2009 10:36
Psychometrics can be a key implement in the learning & development toolkit - what's more they're ever more easily available.
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The government has set-up guideline training contracts for a range skills in the public sector. The Office of Government Commerce (OGC) announced on Friday that best-practice procurement arrangements for buying training contracts are due to rep More...02 February 2009 11:54
The World of Learning is the UK's key conference and exhibition for learning and development professionals and will take place at the NEC, Birmingham, on 19 and 20 November 2008.
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Carl Smith's career path proves that a background in training can lead to the top of the HR tree - after many years in training and hotel work, he got a top HR job. More...14 July 2008 11:12
Learning management systems providers are looking to bring a little more to the training table - probably in the form of 'richer media'. Video may have killed the radio star, but according to Justin Skelton, the managing director of Apex Training More...14 July 2008 00:00
Two reputable bodies have released statistics on training and L&D spend in the UK. You'd think there would be some sort of convergence between them – well, you'd be wrong.
How much does your organisation spend per capita on training and on learn More...13 May 2008 00:00
Doctors' training should be managed by an independent body and taken out of the hands of the Department of Health, an influential report has recommended. A final report by Sir John Tooke looked at the Modernising Medical Careers (MMC) recruitment p More...09 January 2008 08:20
Almost half of large companies in Western Europe plan to spend more on training and L&D in 2008, according to Human Resources consultancy Mercer.
Its 2007 European Total Rewards Survey found 46% of 200 multinationals surveyed planned to up the More...07 January 2008 14:00
Diversity practitioners are calling for a new professional association to help them to establish industry standards and define proper career paths, according to the Learning and Skills Council (LSC). A report commissioned by the LSC, due to be publis More...10 August 2007 14:18