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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Fire Safety and Christmas in Your Home Office

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So you are working from home and want to recreate the office Christmas atmosphere.  You want to be able to share your festive decorations when you have those Zoom meetings. From having flashing lights around your monitor to hanging glittering garlands, make sure before you start decorating, you’re thinking about fire safety… How would you…

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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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Slow down, you move too fast!

Feelin’ Groovy? Maybe not in these unusual times but the lyric from Simon and Garfunkel’s hit song is quite apt for those of us now ‘enjoying’ video calls and training sessions as part of our daily lives. As well as using the major video platforms to communicate with each other and our client base, we’ve…

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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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COVID-19: Can I do fire safety training remotely?

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Fire safety training is still important in times of global crisis. Even in light of the current government restrictions imposed on business all across the United Kingdom, you still have a legal duty to keep up to date with your fire safety training. Fire safety training saves lives. A fire can break out anywhere at…

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Do I still need fire safety training if running on skeleton staff?

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During uncertain times such as these, with the government imposing restrictions on many businesses across the country to slow the spread of COVID-19, it’s likely that you and your employees have found yourselves working from home for the foreseeable future. However, many businesses are continuing to operate on premises, with important restrictions in place to…

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What is fire safety training?

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There are typically two reasons why we take professional training courses: to learn how to deal with a situation that is new to us, or to learn how to prevent a situation from happening. Fire safety training covers elements of both of these things. After all, nobody wants a fire to break out in their…

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