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High standards

FM’s that want to properly manage their work at height risk must consider competency alongside the required task and the safety equipment being provided, argues John Hynes, Head of Safe Access, Fixfast Tougher sentencing guidelines from the Sentencing Council mean ...

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Amadeus partners with UCB in apprenticeship drive to tackle skills shortage

Amadeus is addressing the hospitality industry’s skills shortage through its innovative apprenticeship programme. The catering arm of the NEC Group has recruited 12 new apprentices so far this year, who will gain practical, real-life experience working within the NEC Group ...

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Compass to launch Barista Academy

Compass Group UK & Ireland is to launch its first Barista Academy, as part of its continued investment in developing a top range of quality coffee offers. The Academy will consist of a group of the most highly skilled baristas in ...

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BaxterStorey unveils industry’s first in-house Service Academy

BaxterStorey has launched its newest training initiative; the Service Academy, which is the first of its kind within the hospitality industry. Presented to hospitality and catering insiders at a launch event at Hachette UK in London, the Academy has been designed to ...

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Don’t let the levy break

The FM sector has a lot to gain from the Apprenticeship Levy, but a troubled first year hasn’t given the industry confidence it will achieve its ambitious aspirations. It’s not too late though, and a series of simple changes would ...

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New CPD training for emergency lighting and ‘stay put’ lighting from Lux Intelligent

Lux Intelligent manufacturer Advanced has launched a new CPD training module focusing on emergency lighting testing compliance. Created against a backdrop of changing emergency lighting standards, including the new category of ‘stay put’ lighting, the new training module is designed ...

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Bite-sized learning for busy cleaning operatives

Jangro’s high quality and versatile online training platform is enhanced with the introduction of new Task Cards Jangro, the UK & Ireland’s largest network of independent janitorial suppliers, has enhanced its online training platform: the Learning Management Solution.  It is ...

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OCS welcomes apprenticeship levy

Despite evidence suggesting that employers are struggling to recruit staff with the right skills, recent research has revealed that only one in three (32%) of UK businesses that qualify for the government funded apprenticeship levy are taking advantage of it ...

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Rinnai CPD courses – full programme on hot water heating systems and delivery

Rinnai, the UK’s leading supplier of hot water heating products and systems, has announced its full programme of approved CPD courses which are now freely available to all sectors of the industry – contractors, engineers, specifiers, building services consultants and ...

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Apprenticeship uptake falls following the introduction of government levy

Since the introduction of the government’s apprenticeship levy scheme earlier this year, the number of people starting apprenticeships has drastically fallen by 59 per cent. At the end of this academic year, figures released by the Department of Education show ...

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