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Takeaways – Are You Providing Legally Required Allergen Information?

Takeaways – Are You Providing Legally Required Allergen Information?

Any company providing food to consumers needs to make sure they know exactly what they’re legally required to do in terms of food safety and hygiene in order to protect customers, particularly where allergies and allergic reactions are concerned. But it seems that there are some out there being particularly cavalier with consumer health, with a new BBC Panorama investigation revealing that there are a […]

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Retraining? What Are Future-Proof Jobs?

Retraining? What Are Future-Proof Jobs?

There’s a lot of talk about Industry 4.0, artificial intelligence and the increasing automation of a number of processes. As a result, many jobs could be made obsolete, or certainly change considerably, due to the introduction of this new technology. But there are some professions that are set to stick around (more or less) in their current form for some time to come, which means […]

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Make Getting A Job Your New Year’s Resolution As Employment Figures Reach All-Time High

Make Getting A Job Your New Year’s Resolution As Employment Figures Reach All-Time High

There is just a couple of weeks until the start of 2019, so those who are currently unemployed or not in a career they enjoy could make getting a new job their ultimate New Year’s Resolution. While resolutions typically fail before January has even come to an end, this could be one you succeed in, as employment levels are now at an all-time joint high. […]

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Tips On Dealing With Drunk Punters At Christmas

Tips On Dealing With Drunk Punters At Christmas

Christmas and New Year are extremely busy times for bar staff, which is great for those who have undergone personal licensing training courses and want to boost their profits over the season. However, they should also be wary that with lots of punters keen to celebrate the festive season, they need to know how to handle customers who have had one drink too many. Here […]

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Fire Safety: What Your Business Should Know

Fire Safety: What Your Business Should Know

Following the Grenfell Tower disaster almost 18 months ago, fire safety is a topic that’s been coming up in the UK media with increasing frequency. However, because of the nature of that fire, more often than not it’s been focused on the building materials used. We think it’s also important to make sure you understand your obligations as a business though. There are some essential […]

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40% Over-50s Experienced Age Discrimination At Work

40% Over-50s Experienced Age Discrimination At Work

New research from SunLife has revealed that nearly four out of ten people over the age of 50 have experienced age discrimination in some form or other, with 62 per cent saying they think they’ve lost out on a job because of this. Approximately 72 per cent of those participating in the Welcome to Life After 50 campaign said they think the portrayal of their […]

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Hospitality Staff To Be Given All Tips Under New Rules

Hospitality Staff To Be Given All Tips Under New Rules

People working in hospitality jobs where it is customary to receive tips from members of the public will be able to keep the entirety of any money handed over to them, instead of having to share it with their employer, under new legislation. Earlier this week, Prime Minister Theresa May spoke at the Conservative Party Conference, revealing restaurants and bars will no longer be able […]

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Young People ‘Need Help’ With Skills Development

Young People ‘Need Help’ With Skills Development

The government has made much of changing the GCSE and A-level exams to ensure that they are suitably challenging in today’s ever more competitive world. But young people are still leaving school and college without a range of essential skills. Research conducted recently by Business in the Community found that adults across all age groups still feel as though they’re lacking some of the skills […]

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Today Is European Day Of Languages 2018!

Today Is European Day Of Languages 2018!

Learning a new language is something that a lot of us would love to do but unfortunately, if it hasn’t happened by the time we’ve left school, then life all too often gets in the way and we find we simply no longer have the time to do it. But it’s certainly a shame that this is often the case, as there are all sorts […]

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Why You Should Invest In Microsoft Office 365

Why You Should Invest In Microsoft Office 365

Whether it is for a job or personal use, you will know the important value of learning different computer skills. You might think that you know it all about a certain computer program, though there are many people out there that might not be familiar with how to use it. If you are looking to complete training for Microsoft Word 2013, then you might be […]

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