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Articles, Safeguarding Children

What are the Emotional Needs of a Child?

When thinking about the emotional needs of a child, love and affection are the first things that come to mind. Of course we love our children and we have an instinctive desire to protect them from harm or distress, but what else do they ...

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Articles, Healthy Eating

A Healthy Eating Plan for Fussy Eaters

Healthy eating. Clean eating. Dieting. Five-a-day. Call it what you will, we’re used to being bombarded with guilt-inducing information on the importance of eating well. The problem is that many of the healthy options glamorised by the rich and famous frankly aren’t very appealing. But ...

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Articles, Time Management

15 Time Management Hacks for Students

Time: you either have too much or hardly enough. Some days fly by in an instant whereas others drag on monotonously. Yet everyone in the world has the same amount of time at their disposal each day – so why isn’t managing it a ...

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Articles, COSHH

COSHH – A Guide to Employers’ and Employees’ Responsibilities

Does your job involve cleaning? Baking? Woodworking? Vehicle repair and painting? These, and many other roles, involve working around hazardous substances, which could very well be posing risks to your and everyone who works on the premises’ health and safety. That is, unless COSHH ...

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Articles, Creative Writing

Enter the Mind of a Writer: 10 Creative Writing Prompts

It’s not original, but it’s true: I love writing. I love the act of clacking out a few hundred words on my computer and moulding this mesh of text into something worth reading; something that will click with another person. I love pondering over ...

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Articles, Noise Awareness

Noise Management in the Workplace: Risks, Precautions & Control Measures

If you’ve ever listened to music too loud in your headphones and been left with a slight ringing in your ears, then you have experienced what it’s like for excessive noise to impact your hearing – only temporarily, that is. In many workplaces, noise ...

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Articles, Presentation Skills

How to Start a Presentation for an Interview

Interviews can be real tense situations. Throwing a presentation into the mix only adds to that pressure. What can you do to ease those nerves and start your presentation in a calm and confident manner? How can you captivate your audience and help assure them that ...

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What the HSE's New Health & Safety Strategy Means to Your Business0

What the HSE’s New Health & Safety Strategy Means to Your Business

“Helping Great Britain Work Well” is a new Health and Safety strategy by the HSE. Currently, “individuals, employers, and the state incur an annual cost of around £9 billion from ill health due to today’s working conditions,” ...

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Hiring Skills Quiz

As a manager, you can’t shy away from tough conversations. And you’ll have to handle a whole host of tricky conversations, from the good (hiring) to the bad (firing) and the just plain ugly (disciplinary). Disciplinary interviews, ...

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Financial

Data Protection in Schools: How to Comply With The Data Protection Act0

Data Protection in Schools: How to Comply With The Data Protection Act

Any organisation that handles personal information about people is required to comply with the Data Protection Act (1998). They must ensure it is handled securely and confidentially, which requires the implementation of robust systems and management ...

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Food Hygiene

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Food Packaging Symbols: What Do They Mean?

Do you know who the ‘tidy man’ is, or what he’s doing at the bottom of your chocolate bar? Packaging symbols are all over our products, but we’re not always sure of what they mean or why ...

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Self Employment Law Changes

New Health and Safety Legislation now applies for the self-employed. Are you aware of the new changes? Health and Safety for the self-employed has seen a recent change in legislation. From 1 October 2015, if you are self-employed ...

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Health & Safety

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Risk Assessment for Working From Home

If you work from home, whether it’s from an office room, a desk in the corner or a spot at the dining room table, then it’s likely that you’re a lone worker. This means that you ...

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Safeguarding

Understanding Why Children May Not Disclose Abuse0

Understanding Why Children May Not Disclose Abuse

It’s impossible to put an exact number on how many children in the UK are suffering from abuse at any one time as so many cases go undetected or are never reported. The NSPCC states that ...

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