Can you confirm how long training records should be kept for?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 6 December 2016
Keeping accurate training records will ensure that employers manage staff effectively and can be useful when carrying out appraisals, recruitment processes and further training and in monitoring equal opportunities. Employers are required to retain certain types of records for their employees and these should be kept securely in line with the Data Protection Act 1998. The retention period for training records will vary depending on the type of training record held.
For many types of training record, the retention period is subject to the individual employer’s discretion. Although discretionary, employers should establish and adhere to standard retention times for categories of information
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