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School Breakfast club Requirements

School Breakfast Club Requirements

School breakfast clubs are becoming increasingly popular in the UK. For many schoolchildren they are making an extremely positive difference
Safeguarding in Schools

Safeguarding Responsibilities in Schools

Safeguarding in schools is extremely important. Throughout the literature, policy and profession, it is consistently repeated that safeguarding is everybody’s
How to Reduce Employee Turnover

How to Reduce Employee Turnover

According to statistics from Monster, the average UK staff turnover rate is 15%. However, this number tends to vary between
Catering tips and tricks

Catering tips and tricks

Catering tips and tricks are needed now more than ever. Working in food preparation is a challenging industry, with plenty
Promoting dignity in care

Promoting dignity in care

It is very important that we are all treated with respect as individuals, but when somebody moves into care, their
RIDDOR in care homes

RIDDOR in Care Homes

Every workplace has procedures for reporting and recording accidents, incidents, and illnesses, care homes are no exception. When you work
Types of food contamination

Types of Food Contamination

Food contamination is a global safety concern, with 1 in 10 people falling ill each year due to eating food
A guide to confidentiality in care

A guide to confidentiality in care

If you work in care, you need to know about confidentiality. We all want to know that our personal information
Upset young girl sat on the floor with low self-esteem after having female circumcision carried out when she was younger

What is Female Genital Mutilation?

Female genital mutilation, or FGM, is practised by some religious and cultural communities, including some in the UK. It’s a
Food Allergen Labelling

Food Allergen Labelling

Food allergen labelling is crucially important for food safety. An estimated 2 million people suffer from a food allergy in
Guide to DBS Checks

Guide to DBS Checks

A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is an analysis of UK police records to help prevent unsuitable applicants from
The types of child neglect

The types of child neglect

Neglect is the most common form of child abuse in the UK. Neglect comes in many different forms which we
Building resilience in the classroom

Building resilience in the classroom

Building resilience in the classroom is becoming increasingly important. On average, children in the UK spend 635 hours in the classroom
What is Salmonella poisoning?

What is Salmonella poisoning?

In the last ten years, Salmonella infections have affected roughly 7000-12,000 people in the UK every year. Salmonella is a
Reducing absenteeism in the workplace

Reducing absenteeism in the workplace

Did you know that absenteeism currently costs UK employers around £21 billion each year, with each business losing around £500
PPE in Construction

PPE In Construction

The construction industry has extremely high numbers of accidents reported each year, a lot of these could be minimised with
What is a forced marriage

What is a forced marriage?

A forced marriage is an instance where someone is forced to marry against their will. This is a marriage that
How to prevent bullying in schools

How to prevent bullying in schools

Bullying in schools is extremely common, according to the YoungMinds bullying affects over one million young people every year. Bullying
What is Legionnaires Disease

What is Legionnaires Disease?

Legionnaires' disease, also known as legionellosis is a micro-organism known as Legionella. The HSE defines a micro-organism as “A microbiological entity,
What is prevent?

What is Prevent?

Since 1st July 2015, all specified authorities have a responsibility to ensure that they demonstrate compliance to Prevent duty, with
Chefs practicing kitchen safety

Free kitchen safety posters

It is important to have good awareness of good hygiene practices when handling food, as well as remembering the health
Spotting the signs of radicalisation

Spotting the signs of radicalisation

Global levels of radicalisation are rising. This is particularly prevalent in younger individuals who are vulnerable and susceptible to indoctrination.
Designated Safeguard Lead talking to child

Designated safeguard lead role

Every organisation has a named person for the designated safeguard lead and this was specified in the Children Act 2004.
Chefs cleaning as you go after busy day

What is a clean as you go policy?

The clean as you go policy is standard working practice throughout industry and is especially important in the retail, hospitality
Girl playing on the floor

Quiz: Test your knowledge on autism

Test your knowledge on our fire extinguishers quiz. Match the type of fire to the correct fire extinguisher that should be used.