Small business getting better at training staff

Research by CFIB shows steady and significant improvement
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 10/30/2003

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mall businesses are getting better at training and development, according to a new study by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).

The study shows 56 per cent of smaller firms had an increase in the amount of time and money invested on employee training during the last three years. Another 34 per cent reported no change, while eight per cent said they did not know and two per cent indicated a decrease in investment on training.