Would Your Small Business Benefit From Fire Safety Training?

Would Your Small Business Benefit From Fire Safety Training?

There has been a big focus on fire safety in the UK in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster, not only for those that own and operate residential tower blocks, but for businesses as a whole. As Real Business recently pointed out, it’s shone a light on why firms have to stick to such exacting regulation when it comes to fire safety. But as […]

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Leaders Reveal They Would Have Liked More Training

Leaders Reveal They Would Have Liked More Training

We often see surveys looking at employee satisfaction and staff turnover, and one of the main complaints of many people is the quality of their manager. In fact, for teams or organisations with a good management team, productivity and morale are typically higher, while staff turnover is lower. But in many places, people don’t get into management roles because they are skilled at leading people, […]

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Employment Problems BME Workers Face Revealed

Employment Problems BME Workers Face Revealed

Now would be a good time to consider offering further training on avoiding and dealing with race discrimination in the workplace, given new research revealing the extent of the problems that black and minority ethnic (BME) people still face even today. A TUC study has found that this demographic has to deal with a wide range of issues, including abuse at work – 37 per […]

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Many Workers Still Using Incorrect Mental Health Terminology

Many Workers Still Using Incorrect Mental Health Terminology

Becoming a better listener could be key to ensuring the nature of your office environment is beneficial to the mental state among your colleagues. However, one of the biggest threats to improving awareness of mental illness could be the way in which some people are misusing mental health terminology. A study by BUPA showed that as many as half of people are misusing terms such […]

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Why Set Up A Mobile Bar Business?

Why Set Up A Mobile Bar Business?

If you’re looking to set up a new business which sells alcohol, no doubt you’ve come to us to look for either business courses or licensing training courses. Many of those who come through our doors are those working in bars and pubs, but we’re also seeing a rise in the number of independent traders looking to set up mobile bar businesses. Serving the likes […]

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New Report Reveals Daily Hate Crimes Faced By Trans People

New Report Reveals Daily Hate Crimes Faced By Trans People

A new study from Stonewall, which campaigns for the equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people across Britain, has revealed the hate crimes and discrimination that trans people around the country face on a daily basis. The report found that 12 per cent of trans employees have been physically attacked by a customer or colleague in the last 12 months, while 51 per cent […]

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Health & Safety Investigation For Almost Famous After Customer Death?

Health & Safety Investigation For Almost Famous After Customer Death?

Manchester-based burger chain Almost Famous may well be investigated for health and safety failures after a customer died from a dairy allergy as a result of eating a chicken burger marinated in buttermilk. Shahida Shahid, am 18-year-old maths student at Manchester University, had been informed by staff members that she could eat the chicken burger even after informing them of her allergies, the Manchester Evening […]

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What Can You Do To Retain Employees In 2018?

What Can You Do To Retain Employees In 2018?

It’s no secret that January tends to be a time of year when more people start looking at their career options and considering a change. For employers, this can be worrying, especially if you see a number of members of staff all leaving at the same time. If you’re concerned about staff retention going into 2018, you may want to look into some simple steps […]

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7 Top Tips For Learning A Foreign Language

7 Top Tips For Learning A Foreign Language

With the start of a new year on the horizon, now’s the time to sit down and work out what resolutions you want to make. New research from TSB has just revealed that people will spend about £200 on their resolutions, resolutions that they don’t end up keeping more often than not… and £34 is the amount that people would typically spend on learning a […]

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Do You Know How To Deal With Workplace Bullying?

Do You Know How To Deal With Workplace Bullying?

Bullying isn’t something that’s confined to school playgrounds, sadly it can permeate into every area of our lives. When it comes to workplace bullying, it can be a difficult topic to tackle. You need to have a way for employees to tell you that it’s going on, as well as have policies and procedures in place to deal with any incidents. HR News recently offered […]

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