All items: Training and development

  • Training line managers in absence management: 2017 XpertHR survey

    10 April 2017

    Sickness absence continues to present a major challenge for employers, with latest figures putting the median cost of absence at £455 per employee, per year. We look at how employers are training line managers to help tackle this important issue.

  • The HR agenda 2017: priorities for the year ahead

    27 March 2017

    Our annual survey of priorities on the HR agenda finds symmetry across sectors, with learning and development headlining across the board.

  • XpertHR surveys

    1 March 2017

    Take part in employment and human resources surveys, check on the progress of recent XpertHR research, and find out what we will be investigating over the coming months.

  • Young workers survey 2017

    23 January 2017

    XpertHR research looks at the recruitment, engagement and retention of young workers.

  • Learning and development survey 2016: training budgets and priorities

    15 November 2016

    The latest research from XpertHR finds a degree of optimism about spending on learning and development in the coming year, although once again there is a significant divide between sectors.

  • Learning and development survey 2016: apprenticeship levy

    15 November 2016

    The apprenticeship levy marks a significant change from the current system of funding apprenticeships. Our survey examines how employers expect the introduction of the levy to affect their use of apprentices.

  • HR roles and responsibilities 2016 survey: key metrics

    15 March 2016

    Our 14th annual survey of HR roles reports on the key metrics for the profession, including the ratio of HR professionals to employees and cost per head.

  • Learning budgets survey 2015: public sector continues to suffer

    11 November 2015

    XpertHR's annual survey of learning and development budgets suggests that median spend is similar to previous years, but this disguises variations by sector. Many public sector organisations continue to reduce training spend, despite the need for provision in this area as they seek to innovate and transform the way they deliver public services.

  • XpertHR learning budgets survey 2014: maximising efficiency

    20 October 2014

    Our annual learning and development survey examines steps taken by employers to increase the cost effectiveness of training and reveals the impact of these changes.

  • XpertHR learning budgets survey 2014: employer spending trends

    8 September 2014

    The latest XpertHR research reveals the latest trends in learning and development expenditure and how far budgets for training are being squeezed.

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