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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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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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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fire safety training

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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fire safety training

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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fire safety training

In almost every workplace across the United Kingdom, fire safety training is necessary. In an ideal world, everyone would take a fire safety course. After all, it’s such an important topic to have a good knowledge of, and it can quite literally save lives. However, if you’re focused more on what training you absolutely need…

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fire warden training

Fire wardens (also known as fire marshals) are designated persons within your workplace who take on additional responsibility for fire safety. You might even call your fire warden a fire safety officer. We say “additional responsibility” because everyone in your workplace should have a basic understanding of fire safety and should know what to do…

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fire safety training

Every workplace is required by law to take responsibility for fire safety training. We recommend all staff hold a valid fire safety certificate at all times, which means refreshing your fire safety training on a regular basis, so that you’re confident everybody’s knowledge is up to date and fresh on the mind in the event…

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fire safety training

Fire safety training is an essential legal duty in nearly all workplaces across the United Kingdom. In the worst-case emergency, a simple fire safety course can save your life. At the very least, it can prevent serious, expensive, and often irreparable damage to your property and equipment. What’s more, the knowledge you’ll take from a…

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fire warden training

We’re specialists in delivering high-quality fire safety training here at the Fire Training Company. Because we have such a great selection of online and face-to-face fire safety courses available for you to choose from, we want to ensure you’re getting the right level of training for your role and know exactly what’s in our accredited…

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