From 6 April 2010, approximately 11 million employees in Great Britain will have a new right to request 'time to train'. Employers with 250 or more employees will have to seriously consider an eligible employee's formal request for time away from their core duties to undertake training. Employees can request to undertake any training they think will improve both their and your business' performance. This will be extended to cover employees in all businesses from 6 April 2011.
More than half of small businesses surveyed by a Federation of Small Business January survey panel say