Learning & Skills Councils

Certpoint Systems confirms position as global LMS provider

15 Jun 2009

Certpoint Systems, a leading provider of corporate training solutions, announced today that it had renewed its sponsorship of the Learning and...

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Shadow skills secretary pledges to cut the quangos

28 May 2009

May saw the publication of two reports highlighting the plight of graduates and school leavers trying to find jobs this...

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Friday Podcast: Bailiff-style tribunal award recovery tactics; shadow skills secretary David Willetts; HR ‘bad guys’

22 May 2009

HR news and analysis including: New government proposals to force employers to pay tribunal awards more quickly by encouraging the...

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Friday Podcast: Police workforce modernisation, nameless CVs, Rolls-Royce loses age discrimination appeal

15 May 2009

HR news and analysis including:

Police HR face a backlash from front-line officers for attempting to modernise the workforce;


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Graduates offered £20K to train as social work managers

5 May 2009

Government plans to offer graduates £20,000 to take up a career in social care will not go far enough to...

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Friday Podcast: Swine flu, the Equality Bill.

1 May 2009

HR news and views including:

Swine flu: should employers really pay attention to the media hype and should HR be...

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Government woos employers for graduate internship scheme

29 Apr 2009

Employers are being urged to register online for a new graduate internship scheme, which will be run centrally by the...

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Friday Podcast: angry CIPD staff criticise Orme; the Budget wishlists; and companies fail to follow redundancy procedures

17 Apr 2009

HR news and analysis including:

angry CIPD staff have attacked CEO Jackie Orme’s handling of redundancies
employer representative bodies announce...

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Friday Podcast: Overweight nurses; council worker pay deal; equal pay cases

10 Apr 2009

HR news and analysis including:

should overweight nurses be told to lose weight? 
will unions accept the 0.5% pay deal...

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Overspend on Train to Gain likely by end of 2009

9 Apr 2009

Train to Gain is in danger of running out of money this year following the recent surge in employer demand...

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UK workforce still lacking basic skills, says survey

6 Apr 2009

Four out of 10 employers are experiencing literacy and numeracy problems among staff.According to a survey carried out by the...

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Friday Podcast: Equality Bill and carers; HR and the recession

3 Apr 2009

HR news and analysis including: The forthcoming Equality Bill looks set to eliminate discrimination against carers Leading HR directors warn...

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Goverment launches new skills helpline

1 Apr 2009

A new skills hotline for businesses to improve the skillset and qualifcations of staff has been launched by the government...

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Friday Podcast: Police diversity survey, McDonalds denies end of war for talent, and new guidelines for sickness absence

27 Mar 2009

HR news and analysis including:

the National Police Improvement Agency announces a new diversity survey at Race and Faith Inquiry...

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Friday Podcast: Acas chairman Ed Sweeney, climate change “belief” discrimination, and lawyers at internal disciplinaries

20 Mar 2009

HR news and analysis including:

We hear from Acas chairman Ed Sweeney about next month’s introduction of a new disciplinary...

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