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Brighton, Sussex, United Kingdom, 2006/09/06 - Futuremedia plc, a leading European learning communications provider, has announced a partnership with Kineo, one of the UK's foremost rapid e-learning and consulting organisations [Nasdaq CM: FMDAY].
Through the partnership, Futuremedia is offering a ground-breaking and topical Employment Equality (Age)legislation product, developed by Kineo, as an on-site or hosted solution.
"Organisations need to have a strategy in place to limit the liability created by this legislation coming into effect on October 1st," said Graham Mackie, Chief Executive Officer of Futuremedia's learning division. "This solution provides a comprehensive toolkit for managers and staff alike, and ensures our clients can be comprehensively covered ahead of the deadline."
The solution contains a 30 minute piece of e-learning plus manager briefing packs, guidance notes, workshop materials and readiness checklists.
Steve Rayson, Managing Partner from Kineo commented, "Kineo is pleased to partner with Futuremedia to deliver learning solutions on the new Employment Equality (Age) Regulations. Futuremedia have extensive experience in marketing and selling e-learning and a real focus on customer service which makes them ideal to lead on implementation and delivery to clients."
The Futuremedia group of companies is comprised of Futuremedia plc, Open Training, ebc Limited and Button. Futuremedia is a learning communications company providing learning, benefits and communications services to public and private sector organizations. Backed by two decades of experience, the company's content and services offerings include learning consultancy, learning management systems, custom made learning programs and an extensive library of published courseware titles. Futuremedia is also recognized as a pioneer and leader in the development and delivery of a range of fully managed, outsourced employee benefit programs for large organizations. In addition, Button has 35 years of experience in providing brand communications services to large international organizations.
Kineo is a leading e-learning consultancy focused on accelerating performance through rapid e-learning. Kineo services include consultancy on incorporation of rapid e-learning into organisations, rapid e-learning development to deliver effective e-learning in as little as three weeks, rapid capability building to bring design and development skills into teams, and rapid e-learning support services and hosting.