Training up, but challenges remain for small firms

CFIB study whos 56 per cent of small firms have increased investment in staff training
By Uyen Vu
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/23/2003

D

espite the strain on resources and time, small- and medium-sized businesses have been steadily increasing training, according to a survey.

The survey, conducted by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, found that 56 per cent of about 6,700 small entreprises have increased their investment in staff training during the last three years.