Agriculture Industry Has ‘Worst Rate’ of Worker Fatalities

Agriculture Industry Has ‘Worst Rate’ of Worker Fatalities

The latest report from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revealed that the agriculture industry has the worst rate of worker fatalities in Great Britain, with 21 people killed last year… including one child. The biggest leading cause of death was transport-related incidents, such as being struck by a moving vehicle or a vehicle overturning. Approximately half of those killed were over the age […]

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UK Supermarkets Reject Chlorinated Chicken

UK Supermarkets Reject Chlorinated Chicken

Some of the major supermarket chains in the UK have pledged not to sell chlorinated chicken or hormone-injected beef, amid concerns that a potential trade deal with the US post-Brexit will see shop shelves stocked with such products… even though they’re currently banned in the UK, along with others that don’t meet food safety standards. Aldi and Waitrose have both vowed never to sell these […]

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Pub Staff Given Re-Opening Advice To Stay Safe

Pub Staff Given Re-Opening Advice To Stay Safe

Hospitality staff have been waiting three months to get back to work after the government announced the closure of all bars, restaurants, pubs, hotels and cafes in late March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now that pubs have been allowed to re-open since July 4th, many can breathe a sigh of relief that they can resume their jobs. However, they will have to implement new […]

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Why there needs to be training about microaggressions

Why there needs to be training about microaggressions

Discrimination can appear in many different forms, in and out of the workplace, and sometimes it is more obvious than others. Perhaps it’s discovering a male coworker is on a higher salary for the same role or refusing to hire a transgender person. But at times, discrimination can be quietly subversive too, such as snide passing comments. Some employees are subject to put-downs and insults […]

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3 Predictions For Workplace Training, Post-coronavirus

3 Predictions For Workplace Training, Post-coronavirus

Workplaces across the world have suffered immensely during the past few months, and many companies will reopen to a different version of their former selves. Whether it’s continuing to adjust procedures to enable employees to still work remotely, or social distancing measures in the office, there’s going to be a lot to take in. One department that will certainly feel the pressure will be training […]

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Extra Food Safety Training Delivered In NI Due To Covid-19

Extra Food Safety Training Delivered In NI Due To Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit many of us hard and has resulted in significant changes to the way we live our lives. The hospitality industry in the UK has been especially hard-hit, with restaurants and pubs forced to close during the lockdown and yet to reopen. Of course, during this time we’ve all been stocking up on the food in our cupboards and that means […]

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Advice For Efficient Working From Home

Advice For Efficient Working From Home

Despite the UK government announcing that some professions can get back to work in May, the advice still remains that anyone who can work from home should continue to do so. For many people, working from home has presented a challenge, as well as an opportunity to assess the likes of work-life balance. With no definitive end in sight to the lockdown conditions in the […]

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50 Million Pints Of Beer To Go To Waste?

50 Million Pints Of Beer To Go To Waste?

If pubs stay closed into the summer months because of the pandemic, it’s thought that some 50 million pints of beer could go unused, with businesses now unable to sell their stock except for providing takeaways and home deliveries. Speaking to the BBC, chief executive of the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) Tom Stainer observed just how sad the situation is and what a waste […]

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Do You Make The Most Of Work Meetings?

Do You Make The Most Of Work Meetings?

There are many jobs where you may feel as though you spend more of your time in meetings than actually doing the work you’re paid for. Everyone would agree that it’s important to make meetings as effective as possible, and the ways in which to do this may evolve with more people working from home at present. A recent article for Forbes highlighted research by […]

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Consumers Demand Adventurous Flavours

Consumers Demand Adventurous Flavours

It has become crucial for publicans to keep up with the public demand for adventurous flavours and innovative drinks, and in particular the growth of the mixers market, according to the Morning Advertiser. Licensed drinks outlets are taking advantage of the new trends and releases in the mixer market, buoyed by the public’s exploration of new and interesting flavours, to help ensure 2020 is a […]

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