May 2008
People Management;5/15/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p13
This section offers news briefs on personnel management in Great Britain. Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) learning, training and development adviser Martyn Sloman has been awarded a visiting Erskine fellowship at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. A study found that nearly two-thirds of human resources (HR) professionals would reveal their salaries in a bid to eradicate pay inequality. According to a National Employer Skills Survey, companies spent £38.5 billion on staff training in 2007.


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