Harrogate Safety Forum News Archive

29-Nov-2007

Communicating the value of learning needs updating

Training professionals need to move away from traditional evaluation methods for their work, towards measures that address the real value learning and development contributes to strategic business objectives and in achieving high performance, according to a comprehensive new study from the...


19-Nov-2007

Skills drive makes sense

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has welcomed the Government's announcement of an extension of training provision for people lacking basic skills, and of thousands more apprenticeship places for both younger and older workers. CIPD research, however, shows that...


16-Nov-2007

Expanding the apprenticeship scheme

Commenting on Government plans to expand the Apprenticeships programme and training schemes, announced today by Skills Secretary John Denham, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said: 'We welcome the Government's ambitious plan to raise skill levels across the UK by expanding...


01-Nov-2007

Senior executives struggle with time management

Senior executives across the UK admit they are struggling to manage conflicting priorities, as demand for their attention is split between strategic planning, stakeholder management and personal needs. Research, published by the Chartered Management Institute, reveals that the UK’s...