May 12, 2021

Training roundup

first_img Previous Article Next Article Training roundupOn 3 Dec 2002 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. This week’s training roundupDerby police go online The Derbyshire police force has launched a new online learning portal forall officers, support staff and special constables. ‘The Study’ will allow24-hour access to reference material, user guides, assessments and otherlearning tools. One of its first uses will be in assisting managers to processapplications for bonus payments under the Police Reform Act.  www.derbyshire.pnn.police.ukEducation drive Honda’s national training centre is starring in a new government TVadvertising campaign which hopes to encourage more youngsters to enter highereducation. The images of a Honda Formula 1 car aim to show teenagers thepossibilities that higher education offers. The advertisement is part of theAim higher campaign from the Department for Education and Skills.  www.dfes.gov.ukLearning leadership The Learning and Skills Development Agency (LSDA) has launched a leadershipand management development programme for those responsible for deliveringwork-based learning. The programme is aimed at senior staff in organisationsproviding development funded by the Learning and Skills Council. The course wasdesigned after LSDA research identified the need for more flexible training.  www.lsda.org.ukMatrix quality awards Thirty-four organisations from around the country have become the first togain the Matrix standard – a new national quality standard for organisationsdelivering advice about learning and work. Given to organisations from anysector that achieves 54 performance measures covering 10 key areas, the awardswere presented by the Minister for Adult Learning and Skills Ivan Lewis.  www.dfes.gov.ukHeady brew of skills Staff at a North East brewery are being encouraged to improve productionskills through a new training programme. Twenty-six employees from theFederation Brewery have just completed NVQ level 2 in performing manufacturingoperations. The training was carried out by Assa after the brewery invested £5min two new production lines.  www.federation-brewery.co.uklast_img read more

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May 12, 2021

Watch this space

first_img Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Watch this spaceOn 1 May 2003 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. The advocate general’s opinion in Kiel v Jaeger,a German reference to theEuropean Court of Justice, suggests that on-call hours for doctors count asworking time, even if the doctors spend their on-call hours asleep. This casecould re-open controversy about the working time definition in The Working TimeRegulations 1998, at the same time as the opt out from the 48-hour weeklyworking time limit is due to be reviewed and possibly abolished by the EuropeanCommission. Can employees outsourced under TUPE subsequently claim equal pay usingcomparators still employed by the transferor? A recent advocate general’sopinion in Allonby follows the earlier ECJ case of Lawrence in rejecting thispossibility, even if the TUPE transfer has been deliberately used to avoidgiving part-time staff the same terms as full-timers. last_img read more

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