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XpertHR learning budgets survey 2013: what employers are spending

Author: Janet Egan

Learning and development budgets are the focus of this latest XpertHR research, which explores the number of organisations that set annual budgets specifically for this purpose and the value of doing so.

Investment in skills is widely perceived as critical to business success and national prosperity - yet in the context of continuing economic challenges and squeezed margins, an obvious temptation for employers is to cut expenditure in "soft" areas such as training.