Harrogate Safety Forum News Archive

19-Jun-2008

CIPD welcomes right to train

Responding to the launch of a consultation by the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) on the right for workers to request training, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) cautiously welcomed the proposal, but warned that employers must be able to decline...


19-Jun-2008

TUC welcomes right to request time to train

Commenting on the Government's consultation published yesterday which should see workers being given a new legal right to request time to train at work, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said: 'Decent, high quality and regular training in all workplaces is key to achieving a highly skilled...


12-Jun-2008

Lack of skills still a problem for employers

The vast majority of British organisations (86%) are still having trouble filling vacancies in spite of talk of an economic slowdown according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's (CIPD) annual Recruitment, Retention and Turnover Survey. The findings show that employers are...


05-Jun-2008

Leaders could do better

Efforts by UK businesses to improve leadership in their organisations are failing to deliver the outcomes necessary to grow and compete successfully according to the Global Leadership Forecast, a new survey by business leadership consultancy DDI and the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and...