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Fire Marshal or Fire Warden? – Career Spotlight

27 May 2021
Nola Garavaglia-McGann

Whether you're thinking of joining the service yourself or want to know what you can expect from them as a citizen, here is a quick and dirty… Read More

Fact or Myth: Setting the Record Straight on Dental Myths

Working in general and specialist periodontal practices for over 25 years, Jane of Knowledge Oral Healthcare knows everything about dental care. Here she busts some common myths. Read More

20 May 2021

Brexit, IR35 and Soft Skills: The Changing Landscape of HR and Recruitment

Human Resources is a multi-faceted role that seems to be constantly shifting its area of control and influence. Here are our latest predications and insights for the… Read More

12 May 2021

10 Top Tips For Virtual Trainers From a Quality Assurance Expert

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

11 May 2021

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

15 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

14 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

15 March 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

2 March 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

23 February 2021

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