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first_imgTrainingOn 27 Mar 2001 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Thisweek’s training news.MPs’staff get grounding in business skillsTheHouse of Commons has become the first parliament in the world to offer businesstraining to its staff to increase their employability. Aimed at MPs’ assistantsand constituency workers, 30 staff are being trained now in office-based PCskills. The staff are training for the business computing qualification,European Computer Driving Licence in the House of Commons’ learning centrewhich was established as part of a pilot scheme in January 2000. www.working4anmp.co.ukLloydsTSB teaches benefits of diversity to staff LloydsTSB is using an interactive training course to promote the business benefits ofdiversity to 77,000 staff. The course, developed by Xebec McGraw-Hill, showshow diversity can reduce costs in terms of recruitment and retention anddevelop business opportunities in emerging markets. Copies of the CD-Rom coursewill be distributed to the bank’s 1,800 multimedia PC sites and 15cyber-cafes.    www.lloydstsb.comBlunkettbid to slash department’s red tapeDavidBlunkett, the Education and Employment Secretary, has announced a drive toreduce “unnecessary red tape” in the way his department works with private andvoluntary sector training providers. The consultation document proposes a newframework of principles which should bring together best practice amongproviders, the DfEE, employment service and the incoming Learning and SkillsCouncil. The deadline for the consultation is 15 June.  www.dfe.gov.ukChemicalsector’s skills scoreboard unveiledTheDepartment of Trade and Industry has published its first people skills scoreboardfor the UK chemical industry. The scoreboard provides a snapshot of trainingprovision in the industry. The results show that more than half of the 30-pluscompanies surveyed have achieved, or are committed to achieving Investors InPeople accreditation.   www.cia.org.uklast_img

 

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