Retailer defends its alternative to NVQ framework

Littlefield, David
September 1995
People Management;9/7/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 18, p15
Looks at British Home Store's abandoning of national vocational qualifications (NVQs) to complete an in-house course to replace them. Source of BHS discontentment on NVQs; Information about BHS training program, `Spotlight on Success'; Benefits of the program; Comments of John Wright, chief executive of Distributive Occupational Standards Council, on BHS decision.


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