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21/12/05
.NET development a top priority says QA survey
.NET development will be a top priority for IT departments in 2006, according to the results of QA's annual customer survey.

20/12/05
Employers polled on key skills
A report from Jobcentre Plus says that 43% of the 3.4m vacancies filled each year in the UK are in service roles - jobs including bar staff, packers and unskilled labourers - and in sales and customer services occupations.

15/12/05
NAO report looks into employers' perspectives on training
More employers in England need to be persuaded of the value to their businesses of employment-related education and skills training, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).

24/11/05
Capita survey finds positive views on budgets

16/11/05
Report reviews future role of FE Colleges

14/11/05
Team building tops poll of most enjoyable courses

09/11/05
National Audit Office reports on Ufi and learndirect

08/11/05
New report examines obstacles to workplace learning

01/11/05
TUC launches rights guide for apprentices

26/10/05
Staff commitment needs to be matched by employers, says survey

24/10/05
Research looks at e-learning maturity within organisations

18/10/05
Managers raise alarm over writing standards

14/10/05
Survey says 85% of shoppers are put off by untrained staff

06/10/05
98% of workers deal with difficult people says survey

26/09/05
Survey finds the UK a nation of language lovers

13/09/05
Survey finds ‘complacent' employers a threat to UK growth

12/09/05
More than half of organisations use e-learning, says research

08/09/05
Greater information and support will improve e-Learning completion rates claims survey

30/08/05
ALI reports on vocational training in Australia

26/08/05
Hilton research suggests link between staff loyalty and training

24/08/05
Skills shortages set to widen in the next decade, says report

23/08/05
UK businesses weighed down by deadwood, says survey

17/08/05
Survey highlights concerns over construction industry skills shortage

17/08/05
Workforce improvement issues dominate Accenture study of executive agendas

03/08/05
Report suggests common factors among high-performing training organisations

28/07/05
Buyers give their views on suppliers’ sales skills

25/07/05
Research warns of looming IT skills deficit

20/07/05
Dream jobs survey suggests creativity is the key to career happiness

15/07/05
Learning at work on the increase, says TUC survey

11/07/05
DWP publishes follow-up survey of ESF training leavers

08/07/05
"Office work" image dampens girls’ enthusiasm for IT studies and career choice, says BCS survey

21/06/05
Staff development helps firms struggling to fill vacancies

16/06/05
HR missing out on full potential of IT, says survey

15/06/05
More could be done to prepare young people for work, says survey

14/06/05
New EU migrants are helping to tackle UK skills shortages, says CIPD survey

07/06/05
Time for a ‘work-learn’ balance, says TUC

02/06/05
Development and flexible working help local authorities attract and retain IT staff

01/06/05
MaST International publishes ROI survey results

31/05/05
Report sets out strategies to attract ‘hard to reach’ into education

27/05/05
Mixed messages on participation in learning by adults, says report

24/05/05
LSC publishes its annual report on equality and diversity

16/05/05
Leadership development tops training agenda for 2005, says survey

11/05/05
Training high priority for UK workers, says survey

10/05/05
Mobile learning inspires the hard-to-reach, claims report

09/05/05
New research looks at attitudes to ROI among business school users

06/05/05
Training for all is critical to business says survey

06/05/05
UK business leaders vote for their cabinet dream team

05/05/05
New report claims leadership is the key to innovation

29/04/05
Sharon Osbourne voted best boss role model

26/04/05
UK bosses fail as role models, claims survey

25/04/05
Growing skills gaps bring new challenges for organisations, says ASTD

22/04/05
As stress levels rise, 1 in 4 companies still have no stress policy says survey

19/04/05
'Under-management epidemic' carries productivity and morale risks, claims survey

15/04/05
Survey finds UK skills shortage at 12-year high

14/04/05
Skills challenges top the list of business issues, says survey

13/04/05
Employment figures worldwide look encouraging, says survey

11/04/05
Survey finds over 80% of organisations are increasing accountancy training

06/04/05
Leadership deficit in UK organisations poses learning challenge, say survey

23/03/05
Learning the lessons of Employer Training Pilots

21/03/05
CIPD survey looks at employee attitudes to training

18/03/05
New research shows increased adoption of interactive technology in adult training

17/03/05
Survey reveals alarm over writing standards

16/03/05
Fear of public speaking is stopping people getting on in business, says survey

14/03/05
Survey: 38% of HR staff still not trained on recent diversity legislation

09/03/05
CIPD report calls for more emphasis on basic skills training among UK organisations

02/03/05
Study looks at customer satisfaction with learning management systems

23/02/05
How well does coaching work?

22/02/05
UK leaders: honest but need to work on empathy says survey

21/02/05
50% rise in number of employers struggling to find skilled workers

21/02/05
Bersin & Associates review e-learning authoring tools

10/02/04
83% class the Internet as an important learning tool, says survey

04/02/05
Survey reveals the ideal celebrity boss

28/01/05
Research reveals that over half of IT managers lack leadership skills

28/01/05
Failure to manage change heightens stress, harassment and conflict at work, survey claims

20/01/05
Eight year study assesses impact of management development on business

18/01/05
New research helps councillors assess their skills

29/12/04
Firms failing to formalise IT professional development, claims survey

23/12/04
Leisure industry vocational qualifications are inadequate says Sector Skills Council survey

22/12/04
New report looks at low-cost learning management systems

21/12/04
e2train offers free white paper on LMS benefits

15/12/04
More employers must train warns TUC

14/12/04
Complacency could ruin Britain's creative industries

09/12/04
Accessible e-learning makes business sense says new report

09/12/04
ASTD releases its 2004 State of the Industry report

30/11/04
e-Learning becoming embedded, but more work needed on implementation, says survey

26/11/04
Britain's bosses pass the buck for productivity problems

24/11/04
Positive feedback for CoVEs in new report

23/11/04
Communications are key to successful measurement solutions, says survey

18/11/04
Survey predicts transatlantic increase in blended learning

16/11/04
Workplace learning is boosting union membership

15/11/04
UK Business struggle with work placement schemes

12/11/04
Training key to reinventing quality for 21st century business says survey

09/11/04
Business leaders give strong backing to vocational education

04/11/04
Survey gives managers the chance to shape management thinking

03/11/04
Workforce IT skills gap threatens UK competitiveness

01/11/04
Lack of inspiration stifles UK organisations, says new research

27/10/04
New research highlights management challenges for the 21st Century

26/10/04
Research: small businesses want coaching not courses

25/10/04
Survey: No training in the last 12 months for 1 in 3 managers

19/10/04
Induction nightmares cause 1 in 25 to walk out of a new job

18/10/04
Employers take notice - 'success is happiness, not money', says tomorrow's workforce

12/10/04
Learning to learn is key to growth

07/10/04
ICT has not increased participation in adult education says new research

01/10/04
Policy analysis highlights shortcomings of voluntarist approach to education

28/09/04
Survey reveals a growing inclination to contract out training administration

27/09/04
Survey: UK Managers to blame for lack of training ROI

15/09/04
Employers complacent on skills say Amicus

06/09/04
Report heralds new 'information age' Briton

03/09/04
Bosses should welcome Britain back to work

26/08/04
Deficient education system forces firms to give school leavers remedial training, says CBI

26/08/04
Report invites debate on major reforms in Welsh workforce training

25/08/04
IDC release four new studies on enterprise learning market

24/08/04
Study: rapid e-Learning will account for 50% of e-Learning development by 2006

18/08/04
Research reveals increase in professionals paying for own training

17/08/04
Survey: Employers must make motivation their mantra

21/07/04
Report: European Social Fund helps improve skills and work chances

16/07/04
Sales - a decisive element of business success

14/07/04
Britain's managers should learn to relax

12/07/04
e-skills UK launches national IT assessment tool

07/07/04
New LMS report available

02/07/04
New research shows how to engage employees

01/07/04
Increase in numbers gaining qualifications

30/06/04
Survey: lack of skills the main cause of recruitment difficulties

29/06/04
Private sector raises its game in approach to diversity

22/06/04
Britain's vocational rich get richer

17/06/04
National Learner Satisfaction Survey - sector reports published

16/06/04
Exams, tests & assessments - do they motivate people to learn?

14/06/04
What motivates the British workforce?

07/06/04
ASTD survey shows training professionals are on the move

07/06/04
Will women save to learn while men learn to borrow?

28/05/04
Go-betweens champion learning

27/05/04
Survey reveals need for more investment in sales force training

26/05/04
UK management development lags behind Europe

24/05/04
98% of entrepreneurs start-up without any business training

14/05/04
Right brainer or left brainer? Pragmatist or theorist?

14/05/04
Stress epidemic in Britain's workforce as job demands expand

12/05/04
IT Training survey summary for conference delegates

03/05/04
IT security training and certification paying off for organisations

29/04/04
Study: ‘Coaching works but it could be better'

28/04/04
Union learning reps train 25,000 in their first year

21/04/04
Training budgets to rise as skills shortages fuel recruitment difficulties

21/04/04
Coaching industry is growing up, but still has things to learn

05/04/04
Variety "spice of life" in effective learning programmes

02/04/04
Research shows workforce performance management top HR priority

29/03/04
Colleges and universties need closer links with employers says report

26/03/04
Insufficient training could mean prison and fines for City staff

25/03/04
Only seven lines of conversation, & men use just three most of the time

24/03/04
Research says e-learners are eager to learn despite barriers

23/03/04
"Plenty of jobs, not enough skills" says Manpower

19/03/04
Survey highlights business benefits of CompTIA certification

03/03/04
Research reveals what top leaders value most

01/03/04
Learning new skills is key for the transient 21st century workforce

25/02/04
New study confirms 'very significant' impact of ECDL in Ireland

23/02/04
70% don't measure the business impact of training investments

16/02/04
Ofsted publish report on vocational courses

16/02/04
How prepared is central government for the freedom of information act?

09/02/04
Firms opt for 'processes', while their customers want 'people'

06/02/04
Study suggests a set of common factors that contribute to e-learning success

03/02/04
Training budgets will rise by 8% this year, claims survey

03/02/04
Lack of skills leaves 20% of vacancies unfilled

02/02/04
e-skills UK publishes latest quarterly review of the ICT labour market

30/01/04
UCAS releases final figures for 2003 entry to UK higher education

09/01/04
Computer users are IT Security incidents waiting to happen says survey

08/01/04
UK IT skills market down 13% in 2003

07/01/04
Major survey of IT training industry workers published

06/01/04
Survey: 69% of HR staff are not aware of new diversity legislation

05/01/04
Bleak new year prospects for UK manufacturing jobs and training

16/12/03
Increase in work-based learning

11/12/03
UK business using ICT more effectively

10/12/03
Cisco named best certification programme in reader's poll

28/11/03
Lack of IT proficiency is short changing UK professionals

27/11/03
Study reveals visions of the future of education and training

11/11/03
Survey looks at blended learning in the UK

25/09/03
Survey reveals human error as most likely cause of IT security breaches

19/09/03
Survey forecasts e-learning most effectively supported in blends

01/09/03
Survey: Blended learning gains approval

07/08/03
Employers report that their IT professionals require additional skills

04/08/03
IT Directors recognise the need for all-round skills

01/07/03
UK Companies risk productivity crisis by ignoring employee morale

30/06/03
New graduates stay loyal for development

16/06/03
IT profession changing face

04/06/03
Prometric releases global IT training and certification study results

28/04/03
Overall productivity loses out to the need to retain the higher-skilled

08/04/03
Survey shows training spend remains steady in difficult economic climate

25/03/03
Survey shows rising awareness of ECDL computer skills programme

27/02/03
Study: Blended learning can significantly increase employee productivity

27/02/03
Lack of clear return on investment acting as a 'brake' on e-learning

26/02/03
IT jobs slump sends recruitment down the list of issues

10/02/03
CIPD report says don't use e-learning to cut costs

29/01/03
Top ten e-learning drivers

12/01/03
Research: need for broad-based approach to meeting learning needs

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