Career development

Nine-to-five lifestyle holds little appeal for under-25s

4 May 2005

Half of the UK’s young adults are planning to start their own business rather than work for another organisation, according...

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Career development comes second to social plans for UK workers

28 Apr 2005

UK workers are more interested in planning their next night out than thinking about their careers, according to research.

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Firm footing

26 Apr 2005

Despite lacking a real definition, firms are fully committed to the concept of the corporate university. Simon Kent finds out how they work

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Four out of five UK workers want work-based training

21 Apr 2005

UK workers are hungry for skills development, with four out of five expecting their company to provide work-based learning, according to research.

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NHS launches ‘customer care’ programme

24 Mar 2005

Four-step 'customer care' programme aims to improve patient experience in NHS.

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Commerce body calls for 50% university target to be scrapped

18 Mar 2005

The British Chambers of Commerce has called on the government to focus on vocational skills

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Top job, Steve James, vice-president of HR, Hilton UK and Ireland

15 Mar 2005

Steve James has been appointed vice-president of HR at hotel group Hilton UK and Ireland. He was previously an HR partner at global consultancy Deloitte.

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Training news in brief

15 Mar 2005

Short takes on this week's training news

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GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

1 Mar 2005

Mahmood Noman, 35, talks about the challenges he faces as worldwide IT training manager for the British Council

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Compass serves up new menu for skills

1 Mar 2005

Training the 1.5 million people working in the UK hospitality sector poses three big obstacles for employers. Most have fewer...

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Managers need international experience

2 Feb 2005

Managers must notch up international experience if they are serious about making it to the top

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A time of change

2 Feb 2005

Members of the Association of OH Nurse Educators give OHNs advice regarding the impact on courses of the changes to the NMC register. By Bashyr Aziz

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Eight-year survey proves value of management training

19 Jan 2005

Chartered Management Institute proves link between success and investment in management training

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NHS to launch advice line on knowledge and skills framework

14 Jan 2005

An advice service will be launched on 18 January to give practical advice to NHS staff, on how to implement the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework.

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Courses for horses

3 Jan 2005

It is imperative that HR managers keep up-to-date with new and ongoing legislation to ensure employees are aware of changing laws. Training from the top is a priority. By Stephanie Sparrow

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