2011 News on training, learning & career development from Acorn 2011 News on training, learning & career development from Acorn

It is always interesting to come to the end of any year in business and look back at the hopes and aspirations harboured 12 months earlier – and the predictions of what we thought was to come.

Acorn Training has been recognised as the first training provider in Wales to achieve the new Learning Coach qualification through the awarding organisation, Agored Cymru.

A new retail training centre was today hailed as key to boosting retail businesses in Wales.

Leading UK training provider Acorn Learning Solutions has been named Apprenticeship Provider of the Year at the Apprenticeship Awards Cymru.

Sarah Jones, Marketing Manager at leading UK recruitment and training group Acorn, has been appointed to the Cardiff & Vale Young Enterprise Board.

Major British Telecoms software provider opens a new R&D centre in Cwmbran, South Wales.

A youngster from St. Julians in Newport has gained an Apprenticeship with one of the UK’s leading recruitment and training agencies, Acorn.

It is almost a month since the new Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) came into force and many businesses are still either confused about how to comply with them or ignoring them altogether.

Congratulations to Kath Asson in the Training & Development Division of the Acorn Group, who was highly commended in the Up and Coming PA of the Year Awards held at the Plaza Hotel, Cardiff.

Staff from the Newport headquarters of leading UK recruitment and training company Acorn took part in a daring zip slide to raise hundreds of pounds for their adopted charity.