Fire Safety Training For Mobile Catering Businesses

If you run a mobile catering business, you should pay attention to the training you and your staff will need to complete in order to stay in line with legal requirements and ensure the safety of yourselves and your customers. Do I Need Fire Safety Training to Run a Mobile Catering Business? When it comes…

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New Year, New Changes, New Staff?

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Without doubt the most common kind of questions we get asked here at the Fire Training Company are around the issue of whether a business needs to train all their employees in fire safety. The short answer is ‘yes’. You must ensure that all employees are aware of fire safety and that will usually mean…

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Stay Safe Whilst Working From Home

Just How important do you think your smoke dector is? Apart from the occasional irritating squeak if they need a battery change, we tend not to even notice smoke detectors. However, they are a vital part of your fire safety equipment because they are the essential early warning that something is wrong. The little round…

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Take a look at the Signs

There are so many signs we are being asked to adhere to; ‘Keep 2 Metres’ apart being the major one at the moment. But signs can become so familiar that we forget they are there! Look around your office building, the supermarket, indeed virtually any indoor space and you’ll see signs everywhere. In an emergency…

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Fire safety training via Zoom, Webex and the like…

Fire safety when working from home

So, it’s month three of lockdown and the government is starting to ease the constraints. Businesses are working out how they can safely have employees return to work within the published guidelines on social distancing and cleaning regimes. If you haven’t yet done so, the signs are there that the furlough scheme is going to…

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Can I train furloughed staff?

Training while furloughed

The simple answer is yes, you can. Government guidance has always allowed you to train furloughed staff. However, the initial guidance suggested you had to pay staff the national minimum wage for any hours they spent training, but this requirement has been lifted now. One condition that remains though, is that the training can’t be…

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Free Fire Risk Assessment

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Fire risk assessments are an essential feature of fire safety in the workplace. However, is it possible to save time and effort on completing a personalised fire risk assessment by downloading one from the internet instead? Fire Safety in the Workplace In all commercial premises across the United Kingdom, fire safety is of paramount importance.…

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Fire In the Bullring…? Fire Safety Training in Birmingham

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What would happen if there was a fire in the Bullring shopping centre? Here’s why fire safety training in Birmingham matters, and how you can get an accredited fire safety certificate in less than 2 hours today. What Would Happen If There Was a Fire in the Bullring Shopping Centre? In April 2017, a fire…

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