How to manage time off for training

Posted by Nia Pawley, 11th October 2019
Training is one of the most popular means of improving individual performance and facilitating career progression. A failure to provide training can be a key factor in employees leaving their jobs and seeking new opportunities elsewhere.

There is in fact a statutory right to request time off work to undertake study or training and for more details of this right and the practical issues arising on managing time off for training please see our article here.

Employment solicitor Nia Pawley (nee Evans) discusses what organisations should consider when an employee requests an extended period off for development or study.

This article was first posted in People Management on 10 October.

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