Tags: L&D

As budgets are stretched the CIPD launches new online resources for L&D professionals

The median training budget per employee has decreased by 20 per cent from 2011, according to a survey of employers and learning and development (L&D) professionals conducted earlier this year*. In response, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has launched a set of new online products designed to provide practitioners with a cost-effective…

Majority of L&D professionals support formal training for internships

Work placement and internship programmes should always include an element of formal training. This is the verdict of 95 per cent of HR and learning and development (L&D) professionals in a survey by the World of Learning Conference and Exhibition. The organisers of the UK’s premier learning event, which takes place on 2 and 3…

Learning & Development predictions for 2012

Rachel Kay, Business Development Director at Thales Training & Consultancy has compiled a list of what she considers the top 10 L&D predictions for 2012. Rachel believes that the overarching theme for the coming year will be – Doing things differently. The market has recognised that the standard ‘classroom learning’ format is a bit stale…