Article Database - Topic: 'Training' - Keyword: 'Time off for training'

 
Q&A - non-attendance on external courses Publication date: 22.04.2016
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Q&A - non-attendance on external courses..Q. Another employer has told us a worrying story about one of their employees who was booked onto an external (and quite expensive) training course. Having registered on the day and collected their delegate’s pack, they left and had a free day off. How can we stop a similar thing happening in our business?...
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Time off for adult education Publication date: 15.01.2016
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Time off for adult education..Q. One of our employees has submitted a time to train request so that they can undertake a business-related adult education class that’s being run during the daytime. Being a small employer must we agree to it? A. No. The statutory right to time to train only applies to employers that have 250 or more employees. As you...
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Pre-training study: does it count as work? Publication date: 21.10.2013
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One of your employees is due to attend an external training course which requires some compulsory reading beforehand. Does this activity count towards their overall working hours?
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Time to train extension now ruled out Publication date: 30.08.2011
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Time to train extension now ruled out.. Under review. The statutory right to request time off to train currently only applies to those employees in firms with 250+ staff. It was due to be extended to all employees from April 2011. However, the government opted to place the legislation “under review” at the last minute. Good news. At the end of July...
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Time to train rights will not be extended Publication date: 11.03.2011
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Time to train rights will not be extended.. Story so far. In April 2010, employees in firms with 250+ staff were given the statutory right to request time off to train. This was due to be extended to all employees from April 6 2011. However, shortly after it came to power, the government placed this under review. Initially, a “small employer exemption”...
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Time to train - will you be exempt? Publication date: 16.12.2010
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The Business Minister recently indicated that small businesses won’t have to consider any time off to train requests. Is this definite, or did he jump the gun?
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Time to train - will it stay or go for good? Publication date: 08.09.2010
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Time to train - will it stay or go for good?.. Getting a new right? In April, employees in firms with 250+ staff were given the statutory right to request time off to train. It’s due to be extended to all employees from April 2011. It has been widely criticised as an “unnecessary burden on businesses”; particularly the smaller ones. However, over...
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Guidance on the right to time off for training Publication date: 23.02.2010
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Guidance on the right to time off for training.. Get learning. We’ve already advised you that from April 6 2010, under the new Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 , certain employees will be given the statutory right to request time off to train ( yr.11, iss.21, p.1 , see The next step ). From then on, employers with more than...
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Employing a Volunteer Forces Reservist Publication date: 27.01.2010
Article database » Time off » Public duties
An employee wants to join the Territorial Army as a Reservist. Commendable, but you’ve heard they will be entitled to months of paid leave which you can ill afford. But is this really true, and could there be some benefits for you?
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They’ve got even more rights? Publication date: 20.11.2009
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From April 2010, some employees will be granted yet another statutory right. This time they’ll be able to request time off to train. Is it time to start panicking?
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