Qualifications

New IIP standard focuses on employee involvement

23 Nov 2004

Investors in People (IIP) has unveiled a new version of its standard, updated to place new emphasis on employee involvement...

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New IIP standard focuses on employee involvement

23 Nov 2004

Investors in People (IIP) has unveiled a new version of its standard, updated to place new emphasis on employee involvement...

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Conservatives vow to offer cash incentives to fill unpopular degree courses

12 Nov 2004

The Conservatives have vowed to pay students up to £2,000 to take up under-subscribed university courses such as chemistry, physics,...

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UK plc needs to provide more vocational training

8 Nov 2004

UK plc holds vocational qualifications in high regard and recognises the role industry has to play in the provision of...

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Masters in European Business (MEB)

2 Nov 2004

EAP European School of Management www.escp-eap.netHow long? The MEB is a one-year, two-country programme, comprising two semesters of four-and-a-half months...

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First steps in HR

26 Oct 2004

Cheryl King, Careers Executive at the CIPD, looks at how to get into HR.

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CIPD says proposed diploma will benefit students and business

19 Oct 2004

Mike Tomlinson’s proposed reforms of the 14-19 education system have the potential to address skills shortages, to the benefit of...

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Strategic vision

14 Sep 2004

A training programme for area managers at Mackays Stores has opened their eyes to the bigger picture and enabled them to take on more strategic roles.

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Footballers union and Learndirect team up in bid to tackle skills gap

10 Aug 2004

Aspiring footballers who don't make the big time are often left on the scrapheap with no qualifications, no work experience and few skills. But Learndirect and the Professional Footballers Association aim to change all that

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Flexible friend

1 Jul 2004

A new qualification that allows learners and employers to mix and match skills according to requirements looks set to boost the number of qualified IT users at work.

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Ready for roll-out

1 Apr 2004

Since reviewing staff feedback on its Modern Apprenticeship/NVQ pilot programme,Costa Coffee finds itself in a position to evaluate and reflect on progress to date

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Underpinning success

17 Feb 2004

Confused about foundation degrees? Well don't be. Antony Adshead explains why all employers should be deeply committed to getting involved

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