first_imgA tranche of part-qualified IPD members will see their subscriptions rise by25 per cent from July after failing to become fully qualified within theinstitute’s proscribed time limit.Under rules introduced at the IPD’s formation in 1994, affiliates, associatesand licentiates taking IPD qualifications only have to pay 75 per cent of thesubscription rate until they finish training. But the subsidy is provided foronly five years, and the first discount period expires this summer.A copy of the letter sent by the IPD to those affected, obtained byPersonnel Today, says the subsidy will end in 1 July 2000 with the expiry ofthe first five-year period. “This period is considered to offer membersworking towards meeting our standards a reasonable time within which to becomequalified.”The loss of the subsidy has caused disquiet among part-qualified members.Some said they were unaware they were on any kind of subsidy. And one trainingprofessional pointed out the loss of subsidy had come as the IPD embarked on acostly rebranding exercise as part of achieving chartered statuswww.ipd.co.uk Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Part-qualified members pay subs penaltyOn 7 Mar 2000 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

first_img Star Files View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on May 4, 2014 Related Shows Directed by Molly Smith, The Velocity of Autumn tells the story of Alexandra (Parsons), a 79-year-old artist in a showdown with her family over where she’ll spend her remaining years. Alexandra has barricaded herself in her Brooklyn Brownstone with enough Molotov cocktails to take out the block, but when her estranged son Chris (Spinella) crawls through her second-floor window, he becomes the family’s unlikely mediator. The Velocity of Autumn premiered at Boise Contemporary Theatre in Idaho in 2011. After a sold-out run at Washington D.C.’s Arena Stage this past September, the production is slated to open on the Great White Way on April 21.center_img Estelle Parsons The Velocity of Autumn Tickets are now available for Eric Coble’s The Velocity of Autumn, starring Oscar winner Estelle Parsons and Tony winner Stephen Spinella. The explosive family comedy will begin performances April 1 at Broadway’s Booth Theatre. last_img read more

first_imgStory Highlights The Government has completed a draft of the revised National Culture Policy that will reflect current sector trends and drive economic growth. Major issues addressed in the Policy are Culture for the Promotion of Social Health and National Well-being; Repositioning Culture in Education; Culture Creativity and Innovation; and Culture, Heritage and Promotion of Museums and Artefacts. center_img The Government has completed a draft of the revised National Culture Policy that will reflect current sector trends and drive economic growth.This was disclosed by Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Minister, Hon. Olivia Grange, during her 2017/18 Sectoral Debate presentation in the House of Representatives on May 30.Major issues addressed in the Policy are Culture for the Promotion of Social Health and National Well-being; Repositioning Culture in Education; Culture Creativity and Innovation; and Culture, Heritage and Promotion of Museums and Artefacts.Other areas include Culture and the Creative Economy, with particular emphasis on Training and Human Capital; Financing; Research and Development; the Creative Economy and Marketing; the Creative Economy and Tourism; and the Creative Economy and the Festival Economy.Ms. Grange said the policy framework will help to generate a multiplier effect in culture, the creative industries, entertainment and sport.“We recognise the challenges facing the cultural and creative sector and its practitioners and are committed to significant structural reforms to create an enabling environment for the development of a viable, sustainable creative economy,” she assured.Ms. Grange further noted that the Policy, titled ‘National Policy on Culture and Creative Economy of Jamaica 2017-2027’, will provide a framework for creative and cultural goods and services to become major contributors to the economy’s transformation.“We are shaping a framework that facilitates economic growth and development through positive adjustments to (the) existing gross domestic product (GDP) and supports the creation of new jobs and wealth-creation mechanisms,” she stated.The Minister added that the Policy also ensures an increase in the number of growing small and medium-sized businesses and the ‘”legitimisation” of all cultural and creative business activities.last_img read more