Learning & Skills Councils

Learning Technologies and Learning Skills 2011 preview

Next week, London’s Olympia 2 venue will host Learning Technologies and Learning and Skills 2011, the event dedicated to organisational...

An introduction to the Training and E-learning Smart Buyer

22 Aug 2010

Free buyer’s guides from Personnel Today to help
you make the right buying decisions in HR

Smart Buyer provides the...

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Friday Podcast: HR implications of Emergency Budget; Personnel Today migrates online

25 Jun 2010

HR news and analysis including:

The HR implications of the Emergency Budget
Personnel Today’s migration to an online platform.

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Friday podcast: guidance on holiday sickness; part-time unemployment; and HR blogging

19 Feb 2010

HR news and analysis including: the latest advice on whether holiday leave can be carried over to the following year...

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Friday Podcast: fit notes; default retirement age

12 Feb 2010

HR news and analysis including:

Comment on the new fit note from Dame Carol Black and shadow welfare reform minister...

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Sainsbury’s backs LSC numeracy campaign

14 Oct 2009

Retail giant Sainsbury’s is backing a Learning & Skills Council (LSC) campaign to encourage adults to address their numeracy and...

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Social care skills academy launched by government

13 Oct 2009

A new National Skills Academy for Social Care has been launched by the government, which aims to train and raise...

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Train to Gain cash shortfall hampers employers’ climb out of recession

23 Sep 2009

Lack of cash for training places is delaying employers’ recovery from the recession, the Association of Learning Providers (ALP) has...

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Friday Podcast: Sir Stuart Rose interview; youth unemployment plans

18 Sep 2009

HR news and analysis including:

An exclusive interview with M&S executive chair Sir Stuart Rose
Government rules on work experience...

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Poor English bedevils media sector

14 Sep 2009

There is a “critical” skills gap in the world of publishing, including standards of written English.Skillset, the sector skills council...

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LSC pumps over £10 million into skills centres

14 Sep 2009

Regional airline Flybe is set to get £7.1m in public funding to help expand its Exeter training facility.The award comprises...

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Adult apprenticeship funding cut backs slammed by HR

24 Aug 2009

The government’s decision to scale back funding for over-25 apprenticeships could damage adult employment opportunities, HR directors and employer groups...

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Friday Podcast: Agency workers debate, legal representation at disciplinary meetings

31 Jul 2009

HR news and analysis, including:

Latest developments in the agency workers debate
The fight for legal representation at disciplinary meetings...

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Growth of social learning stunted by lack of knowledge in UK business

29 Jul 2009

New Brightwave research confirms business leaders and data security concerns are key barriers to social learning with many UK workers...

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Train To Gain fails to provide value, says National Audit Office

21 Jul 2009

Train to Gain has not provided good value for money for the taxpayer, according to a report by the National...

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