Social care database 'will improve HR skills.'

Griffiths, Julie
September 2007
People Management;9/20/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 19, p15
The article focuses on the new online database called the National Minimum Data Set for Social Care. This new database provides in-depth knowledge about the skills, qualifications and career pathways of the social care workforce in England. The system is run by the Skills for Care and Development sector skills council. According to Francis Ward, head of research and intelligence, the system allowed employers to compare themselves with similar organizations in terms of pay, absence rates and staff turnover.


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