TITLE

LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT

PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
People Management;Aug2011, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs on the British human resources (HR) sector, including the criticism issued by the National Audit Office on the government's civil service training scheme, the pilot apprenticeship initiative launched by the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corp. (HSBC) for 1,000 of its staff, and the announcement by minister for further education, skills and lifelong learning, John Hayes, that the government is on track of generating 500,000 apprenticeships in 2011.
ACCESSION #
64408139

 

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