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Who cares about skills? The impact and limits of statutory regulation on qualifications and skills in social care

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This paper examines the impact of statutory regulation on qualifications and skills in the social care sector in the UK. It draws on various sources and a set of case studies, first carried out in 2003 and replicated in 2008. The analysis shows that the advent of the statutory regime has had a positive effect on the volume of training and qualifications in the sector. However, few organisations have combined training with a broader set of human resource management practices. This constitutes ...

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King's College London
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Department of Management
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King's College London
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Economic and Social Research Council
Publisher:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
Series:
SKOPE Research Paper
Place of publication:
http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/publications
Publication date:
2010-01-01
ISSN:
1466-1535
Paper number:
89, March 2010
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English
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2010-07-05

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