Category: Supplier News

– Research report launched at London Transport Museum debate reveals working from home for part of the day is a popular choice – 13 May 2009: Could Britain ever really embrace flexible working? Gordon Brown is a part time homeworker but can the trend grow further? These questions were posed to panellists at the London…

SkillSoft research highlights ‘soft skills’ as employees aim to skill up on time and people management In support of Campaign for Learning’s Adult Learning Week, SkillSoft has surveyed a sample of over 200 employees’ attitudes to training and the skills they believe to be most important in today’s economic environment. The SkillSoft Learning at Work…

Tea making, photocopying, filing… and trying not to get in the way. For many young people this summary typifies a short-term work placement. However, as we enter the peak month of the year for work experience in the worst recession since the Second World War, it is apparent that these opportunities for young people to…

A new form of training has been launched to help companies to train their staff during this tough economic time, without losing them from the office just when their presence is most needed. Career Energy, the UK’s leading careers consultancy, has developed a series of Energiser workshops. This new concept in training involves short, sharp,…

Clients and contacts of UK law firm Dundas & Wilson have something new to get their teeth into during their lunch breaks. They’re being offered an innovative series of live online lunchtime seminars giving them easily digestible legal updates while they tuck into their sandwiches. Branded ‘Lunchtime Online’, the sessions will allow invited participants to…

Kenexa, a leading provider of recruitment and retention solutions, has appointed the recently retired head of British Army recruiting to spearhead its expansion into the government sector. Andrew Jackson has joined Kenexa as Vice President of Government Solutions. Previously a Brigadier in command of the British Army’s Recruiting Group, which enlists around 20,000 men and…

Video Arts has launched 15 ‘legal risk’ e-learning courses for line managers, which explain the legal aspects of business and management responsibilities, such as dealing with discrimination, hiring and firing, managing disputes, handling the media and selling a company. Written in plain English for non-lawyers, the interactive courses have been developed by the Practical Law…

Introduction Iceland Frozen Foods Ltd, the UK frozen food retailer which operates 700 stores and employs 18,000 people across the United Kingdom has selected the Jobtrain e-recruitment system to handle recruitment across its UK operation. Overview Jobtrain Solutions has been working with Iceland, to implement the Jobtrain candidate management solution to provide a more efficient…

Brighton, May 01, 2009 – Edvantage group, an e-learning company and Managed Learning Service provider, has retained the International Organisation Standardisation (ISO) Quality Management System certification 9001:2000 for its Brighton office from the SGS Group. ISO 9001:2000 is the internationally recognised standard for an organisations internal Quality Management System. It’s based on eight quality management…