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Bartlett Mitchell brews partnership with The Clink Charity

Independent caterer, Bartlett Mitchell, has partnered with The Clink Charity to supply its premium coffee brand Perkee and deliver barista skills for prisoners undertaking its training programmes. As part of the collaboration, Bartlett Mitchell will roll out its sustainable Fairtrade coffee ...

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Not all academic

Carl Gregory, Sales Manager for the OCM Group and Charlotte Bruce-Foulds, Managing Director of OCM’s Coach-Mentoring, Training and Qualifications, explains why coaching can play a more effective role in people development than training In the high-pressure world of facilities management, ...

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Digital learning: The future of workplace DNA

E-learning is still regarded as an easy way to deliver uninspiring training courses to a mass audience at low cost. That’s no longer the case, argues IWFM Awards judge, David Sharp, MD of International Workplace Vocational training is essential to ...

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A healthy investment

Workplace hygiene is a hot issue, with cleaning firms on the front line. Dominic Ponniah, CEO of Cleanology, explains how the firm’s commitment to staff training benefits the workplaces they service Sickness in the workplace is a pain for everyone ...

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Watch and learn

Interactive online courses are an efficient and cost-effective way to deliver essential health and safety training, argues Alex Wilkins, Head of Business Development at iHASCO Every workplace setting presents its own unique health and safety risks. From heavy lifting to ...

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The right stuff

Nick Howes, Managing Director at Leadership Management International UK, argues that developing the skills of existing workers could be the solution to closing the UK productivity gap UK businesses continue to struggle to match, let alone exceed, the productivity levels ...

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Westgrove working to improve mental health awareness

Westgrove Group has declared its first Mental Health Awareness Week a big success. The facilities management company sent out daily advice and information to its colleagues to help build awareness of mental health. Colleagues were also signposted to advice on ...

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No train no gain

The facilities management sector represents a diverse range of talents, from those on the career management path to front line operatives, many of whom don’t have English as a first language. Kelly Howell, HR Director for Atalian Servest describes how ...

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Trade Skills 4U open new training centre in Coventry

The new centre of excellence opens today at Westwood Business Park, Coventry Electrical training provider Trade Skills 4U have announced the opening of their new training centre at Westwood Business Park in Coventry. The company, established in 2005 has been ...

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TUC warns of “looming skills crisis”

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has warned that the UK is facing a looming skills crisis after new analysis revealed a sharp drop in workplace training. The TUC says that with automation and new technology changing the way many work, ...

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