Training policies

Lib Dems pledge £10,000 ‘skills wallet’ for all adults

The Liberal Democrats have proposed a £10,000 “skills wallet” for all adults to help fund learning and training over the...

Employees struggle to find L&D opportunities effective, report finds

26 Jun 2019

Only 13% of employees believe the learning opportunities they’ve been given over the past year have been very effective.

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Sephora and racial profiling: what can a single training day achieve?

7 Jun 2019

The beauty retailer closed its US stores to deliver diversity training after an incident of racial profiling.

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A British Gas apprentice

Apprenticeships increase fails to mask downward trend

24 Jan 2019

Apprenticeship starts in the first quarter of the 2018-19 academic year have risen in relation to figures reported at this...

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Rory Stewart

Minister proposes military-style college for prison governors

17 Aug 2018

Prisons minister Rory Stewart has called for military involvement in improving the leadership and management skills of prison governors, a...

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A quarter of workers receive almost no workplace training, finds TUC

4 Nov 2017

Almost a quarter of workers are offered no training at their workplace other than a new starter induction, according to...

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Low take-up of right to make training requests

24 Oct 2017

Take-up of the right to make requests in relation to study or training has been low and has not facilitated...

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Tribunal watch: Intensive training requirement led to sex discrimination judgment

27 Apr 2015

An employment tribunal has held that a female police officer who was required to attend an intensive firearms training course...

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If an employer deducts the cost of traing from a departing employee's pay, can it fall foul of the national minimum wage regulations?

National minimum wage: deduction for repayment of training fees

11 Mar 2015

In DLA Piper’s latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered that national minimum wage legislation is not breached...

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Government rules out right to request training in SMEs

8 Jul 2011

The Government has ruled out extending the right for employees to make requests in relation to study or training to small and medium-sized...

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Right to request training ‘irrelevant’ to most HR professionals

6 Jul 2011

Legislation that allows employees in companies with more than 250 members of staff to make requests in relation to training...

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Employers continue to cut training spend

1 Apr 2011

Funding for learning and development has continued to take a hit as employer budgets feel the squeeze, according to the...

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Realising the benefits of e-learning

2 Mar 2011

This free guide is part of Smart Buyer, a free service from Personnel Today E-LEARNING Contents Overview Reasons to implement...

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E-learning is best when delivered as part of a personal learning environment

21 Oct 2010

 

E-LEARNING

Contents

Overview

Reasons to implement e-learning

Supplier selection

Training content

Mobile training

How to tell if training was...

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A four-step guide to planning your training, learning and development

12 Sep 2010

Planning your training, learning and development is a crucial decision that could have extensive benefits for your organisation. It is...

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