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Firms still training despite recession

Felstead, Alan, Green, Francis and Jewson, Nick 2011. Firms still training despite recession. Adults Learning 22 (7) , pp. 25-27.

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Abstract

The article reports on the moves by companies in Great Britain to continue with their staff training programs in spite of the economic crisis. It cites the data from the National Employer Skills Survey (NESS), which showed that training expenses increased to 39.2 billion pounds in 2009 from 38.6 billion pounds in 2007. It presents the appeal made by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES), the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and the Trades Union Congress (TUC) against training cuts in 2008.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Uncontrolled Keywords: training of employees; employee empowerment; occupational training; global financial crisis
Publisher: Niace
ISSN: 0955-2308
Funders: ESRC, UKCES
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 03:42
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/25120

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