Learning & development

Learning & development guidance:

This Practice Note provides guidance on different approaches to delivering learning and development (L&D) and covers: • factors to consider when selecting learning...

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This Practice Note contains a case study following the implementation of a competency framework within a large legal team. There may appear to be a lot of stages but this...

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The requirement to undertake 16 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) training each year was phased out in November 2016 and replaced by the SRA competency...

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Competency frameworks are often greeted with a good degree of cynicism but by supporting that roll out with a training programme you enable delegates to ask questions,...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on how to embed learning and development (L&D) into the in–house legal department by ensuring it is aligned with business strategy,...

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Most of us would say that if we’re doing something wrong we’d want someone to tell us, but few people truly appreciate it when they actually do. This Practice Note will...

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A competency framework in itself changes nothing about the organisation unless it is implemented correctly. Buy-in needs be obtained at all levels if you are to deliver...

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The diagram below shows key stages in planning your L&D resource. STEP 1—see Precedents: L&D policy—staff survey, In–house lawyers—Learning and development costs and...

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The diagram below shows key stages in planning your L&D resource. STEP 1—see Precedents: In–house lawyers—Learning and development costs and In–house lawyers—Business...

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Learning and development (L&D) represents a significant investment for any organisation. With so many potential solutions on offer, it is essential to establish the...

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This Practice Note covers how to prepare and deliver a training course or presentation. It contains information about: • the difference between a training course and a...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on identifying learning needs and covers: • what a learning need is • individual learning needs • organisational learning needs, and...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on learning and development (L&D) plans and covers: • what an L&D plan is • regulatory requirements • why an L&D plan is needed •...

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What was once known as 'training' is now usually referred to as 'learning and development' (L&D) to reflect the fact that people learn in a variety of ways and not solely...

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