The Government consults on its proposals for implementing apprenticeship targets for public bodies in England.
Cloud services company iomart was great at building employees' technical skills, but it needed to offer more rounded training in soft skills and improve consistency of learning. Cath Everett reports on how they dealt with this challenge
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.
Additional information on the law on training obligations for NHS employers, including Modernising Scientific Careers, postgraduate training, the Knowledge and Skills Framework and Continuing professional development. To be read in conjunction with the law on training obligations.
In DLA Piper's latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered that national minimum wage legislation is not breached when a deduction is made on termination for the repayment of the cost of a training course if the worker is responsible for the termination of his or her employment (typically, by resigning).
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.
The latest XpertHR research reveals the latest trends in learning and development expenditure and how far budgets for training are being squeezed.
With workforce absence costing employers an estimated £700 per employee annually, the latest XpertHR research reports on the training provided to line managers to help tackle the issue.
Latest research from XpertHR investigates the diverse ways in which competencies - that is, the skills, knowledge and behaviours possessed by employees - may be used to help drive high levels of organisational performance.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to learning and development.