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4 Mar 2008
Like it or not, organisations have a duty to provide health and safety training. But it could involve much more than you...
27 Feb 2008
Addressing the training needs of employees with literacy and numeracy difficulties is possibly the tallest order facing learning and development...
AUDIO – Friday Podcast: health and safety, higher education HR, a tribunal In the Night Garden and Learning at Work Day
18 Jan 2008
News and analysis in the human resources sector including:
alarming news on news EU proposals for health and safety
29 Oct 2007
The Financial Services Authority is tightening up its regulatory regime, which means senior HR staff will have a greater role...
16 Oct 2007
It’s become almost a given that the HR director sits on the board. But this could be about to change...
18 Sep 2007
Organising teambuilding days is a training department staple. And when you’re done with assault courses and go-karting, what’s the latest...
17 Apr 2007
Outdoor training tends to come and go in the training fashion stakes. Right now it's on the up as providers realise punters want more than a wet walk in the woods.
30 Mar 2007
The 15 UK Navy officers captured by Iran have the training to handle their ordeal, the Navy’s HR department has...
3 Feb 2006
£3,000 fine follows hot on the heels of firewalking calamity at motivational event.
6 Sep 2005
Management talent will not be stimulated by training alone, says Philippa Davidson, HR director of TV Solutions company, NDS. Here she explains how an integrated programme of activities is helping its managers to become leaders
20 Jul 2005
NHS staff with no professional qualifications will have access to learning accounts, under new plans announced by health secretary Patricia Hewitt
26 Apr 2005
Despite falling behind some of our European competitors on skills, Mark Haysom, chief executive of the Learning and Skills Council, is bullish about the future prospects
15 Mar 2005
Network Rail is launching one of the biggest technical apprentice schemes in the UK by recruiting 1,000 17- to 19-year-olds over five years, in an initiative that will cost the organisation £30m.
22 Nov 2004
Food company Heinz has opened a learning centre at its Luton factory to improve employees’ basic skills in English, Maths...