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
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
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A chief constable's son has embarrassed his father by displaying offensive placards at a police training event.
Jack McPherson, 17, held up banners including one that proclaimed: "All policewomen are dykes", at a riot training exercise.
He was More...19 October 2009 09:32
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
A town hall employee who plugged an infected memory stick into a work computer wrecked a council's IT system leaving it facing a bill of more than £500,000, the Daily Mail has reported.
A computer virus crippled Ealing Council's computer system f More...04 September 2009 10:16
An HR manager who won £1,000 to spend on training has learned how to coach and supervise others so his skills can be shared with his colleagues. Andy Symonds, who works for crisp manufacturer Golden Wonder, won the prize at the Chartered Institute of More...13 August 2009 10:20
Cuts in training budgets across the broadcast industry have not led to a drop in standards, according to a new report. The Training and Skills Report 2008 by the Broadcast Training and Skills Regulator (BTSR) found the number of employers with spec More...13 August 2009 10:10
Communications giant Vodafone spent almost 25% less on staff training in 2008-9 than in 2007-8, according to its latest corporate responsibility report. The sustainability report, released last week, showed average training spend per employee ha More...15 June 2009 15:27
Banking giant HSBC cut the amount of training offered to staff last year by more than 15%, its latest sustainability report has revealed. The level of classroom and online learning and development training given to staff fell from an average of 43 h More...29 May 2009 08:00
Employees are being enrolled in inappropriate training courses to satisfy government "bean-counters", an independent five-year study has found. A study by the the University of London's Institute of Education, Improving Working as Learning, warn More...12 May 2009 13:57
B&Q is to create 2,000 jobs this year and invest in its staff with £10m worth of incentives and training. Despite the recession hitting other home retailers hard, B&Q will open seven new stores in 2009, creating vacancies across all roles - More...01 May 2009 09:34
Selling in a recession is unchartered territory for many sales teams following well over a decade of sustained economic growth. More...05 March 2009 17:00