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Employer approaches to training requests: XpertHR survey 2011

Author: Charlotte Wolff

XpertHR research finds that most employers already process and grant requests for training and regard the employee right to make a request in relation to study or training as irrelevant. However, the new legislation has had a positive impact at some organisations and half believe that the law should be extended to SMEs.

Key points

  • Three-quarters of the 87 employers taking part in this XpertHR survey have an existing, informal process in place whereby employees can make requests relating to their training.