Training policies

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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Voluntary organisation urged to budget for staff training

11 Nov 2004

A new report says voluntary sector organisations need to be encouraged to budget for the cost of training and development...

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Brave new world

1 Nov 2004

Stephanie Sparrow takes a stroll around this week’s World of Learning conference and exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham

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Hey, big spender…

1 Nov 2004

Nissan’s car factory in Sunderland boasts the highest productivity levels in Europe and one of the best training records in the UK. But training department head Steve Pallas says its success is frequently misunderstood. Guy Sheppard reports.

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Raising standards

5 Oct 2004

Karen Pay, Brian Croston and Joe Patton report on the manual handling training programme they have introduced at Allied Bakery sites in Cardiff, Reading and West Bromwich

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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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All aboard

27 Jul 2004

Underlying the changes has been a more open approach to communication between all levels and departments. Whereas information had been...

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Worldwide delivery

1 Jun 2004

TNT Express is winning worldwide recognition for its people development initiatives. HR director Maureen Rooney explains why
here’s a lot...

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Scots change public sector HR

30 Mar 2004

Change and reform are top priorities for the Society of Personnel Directors Scotland. Andy Moore finds out how its president...

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Proving that training pays

10 Feb 2004

By Mike Berry

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