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10 Top Tips For Virtual Trainers From a Quality Assurance Expert

11 May 2021

Virtual training comes with it's own challenges. Here, Mark Smith, an Expert Trainer and Curriculum Writer at People1st give us some crucial tips on how to prepare… Read More

PMS vs PMDD, PME and PMAD: Combatting The Worst of PMS Symptoms

PMS symptoms are the worst but PMDD could be even worse. Menstrual related mood disorders are becoming more and more common but do you know all of… Read More

5 May 2021

Brownie Points: How To Survive An EHO Visit

EHO visits can be daunting and it can feel like inspectors are holding the survival of your business in their hands but if you know what to… Read More

29 April 2021

Charity Digital Skills Report 2021 – Survey OPEN!

We are delighted to announce that the 2021 Charity Digital Skills Report research is now underway! For the next few weeks, we'll be asking the charity sector… Read More

27 April 2021

Job Demands in 2021: Hiring What, Hiring Where, Hiring When

The saying goes, as one door closes, another will open. Whilst some industries have been hit hard by COVID-19, others have prospered. We want to help people… Read More

30 April 2021

Planning Your Safeguarding Policies and Procedures: Key Legislation

Recent events have clearly demonstrated that a lack of comprehensive safeguarding policies and procedures can leave both you, your team and your service users vulnerable. Here we… Read More

29 April 2021

Is ADHD a Learning Disability -Understanding Neurodiversity

ADHD has long been misunderstood. Once dismissed as "naughty children", those who deal with the condition deal with a range of daily issues that they have little… Read More

9 April 2021

The Skills You Want vs The Skills Employers Need in 2021

In our latest blog, we give you a picture of what the job market looks like over COVID-19, but what does the skills market look like? Adzuna… Read More

30 April 2021

FAQP Issue a COVID-19 Update For First Aid Trainers

In response to the increased prevalence of asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, and the increased transmission of the new variants, the First Aid Quality Partnership (FAQP) and Health and… Read More

29 March 2021

Financial Planning for Young Adults – Is the Financial Education Children Receive in the UK Enough to Set Them up for Life?

“The things we see and learn about money in childhood and adolescence can have long-lasting consequences. Money habits that can last for life begin to form between… Read More

12 February 2021

What is Prevent Duty? The Role You Play in Counter-Extremism

Modern Britain is a multicultural society with a diverse culture, but unfortunately, there are threats to our multiculturalism. Voices of extremism come in many forms, some of… Read More

26 January 2021

What Is an ‘Appointed Person’? – A Quick and Easy Guide

You may have wondered what your obligations are to provide an appointed person or first aiders in your workplace. In short, appointed persons are responsible for meeting… Read More

29 March 2021

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