All items: Employee groups and roles

  • How e-learning can boost sales and improve employee retention

    8 September 2010

    Sky's "Get up to speed" e-learning portal has reduced the broadcaster's staff induction time by one week and improved retention and performance among new joiners. A similar solution introduced by wholesaler Spicers has helped boost sales among its distributors.

  • Branded management training at Ideal Standard

    7 July 2010

    Bathroom supplier Ideal Standard has created a branded in-house management training programme that has earned itself a strong reputation within the company and helped transform the organisation's culture. IRS examines how it is being implemented.

  • Line manager training improves absence at Staffordshire Council

    27 April 2010

    Staffordshire Council sees return-to-work interviews as an "invest now to save later" plan. We report on the training and support offered to managers involved in this process.

  • Coaching brings success to creative teacher development project

    3 March 2010

    A teacher development programme using coaching and active learning has helped Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College develop teacher creativity and improve student learning.

  • Network Rail instils culture of leadership accountability through training

    28 October 2009

    Network Rail invested millions of pounds in a leadership development centre and runs tailored training programmes for its leaders, which has been central to the company meeting its government-set targets for Britain's railways.

  • Leadership culture change aids engagement at L&Q Housing Trust

    3 August 2009

    Despite having to rethink the way it delivers its services in the light of the current recession, London and Quadrant Housing Trust (L&Q) has seen a rise in staff satisfaction, fuelled by its ongoing focus on engagement and a groundbreaking leadership development programme.

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