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Page 17 of 19: Insights on the latest developments in eLearning, Compliance, Health and Safety and Performance Management.

Health and Safety law exemptions for self-employed workers

Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2015 11:52

Health and Safety law exemptions for self-employed workers

From 1st October 2015, certain categories of self-employed workers will no longer be required to comply with health and safety law such as the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.

The law is in place... Read More »

How prepared are you for EU Data Protection reforms?

Posted: Fri, 11 Sep 2015 10:55

How prepared are you for EU Data Protection reforms?

In a recent blog post, David Smith, Deputy Commissioner and Director of Data Protection at the Information Commissioner's Office wrote about how businesses can prepare ahead of the upcoming EU Data Protection... Read More »

Six techniques for making compliance more than just a box ticking exercise

Posted: Wed, 09 Sep 2015 09:59

Six techniques for making compliance more than just a box ticking exercise

The consequences of failing to comply with regulations are well documented, yet we still see a wide variance in risk tolerance in businesses across the UK, from those who ignore the issue to those striving... Read More »

How eLearning can help you eliminate bullying from the workplace

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:02

How eLearning can help you eliminate bullying from the workplace

The BBC has reported that one in three employees feel they have been bullied in the workplace, and a further one in five have witnessed a colleague being bullied.

Bullying is a serious problem for businesses... Read More »

Six health and safety questions made history thanks to eLearning

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:07

Six health and safety questions made history thanks to eLearning

Big or small, all organisations have a duty of care for their employees, including a responsibility for regularly keeping employees up-to-date with their health and safety training.

As specialists in Health... Read More »

After Amazon was described as a 'bruising' workplace, what kind of business do you want to be?

Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:30

After Amazon was described as a 'bruising' workplace, what kind of business do you want to be?

In an exposé published earlier this month in the New York Times, online retail giant Amazon was described as a 'bruising' place to work, coming under fire over allegations around its work conditions.... Read More »

18 Dos and Don'ts for improving your recruitment techniques

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:34

18 Dos and Don'ts for improving your recruitment techniques

A CIPD report released this month highlights the need for improved recruitment techniques in order to create diverse workplaces.

The report, "A head for hiring: The behavioural science of recruitment and... Read More »

Carphone Warehouse the latest to suffer a high profile data breach

Posted: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:38

Carphone Warehouse the latest to suffer a high profile data breach

In the latest in a series of high profile data breaches, the personal details of up to 2.4 million Carphone Warehouse customers may have been stolen following a cyber-attack last Wednesday.

Notably, the... Read More »

Uber case highlights employers' driving at work health and safety responsibilities

Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2015 09:40

Uber case highlights employers' driving at work health and safety responsibilities

Uber, whose mobile app lets users provide and book taxi services, is facing legal action over its drivers' health and safety rights.

Currently, Uber does not consider its drivers to be employees, but the... Read More »

With over £0.5m in fines and costs for Working at Height breaches in July, are you meeting your responsibilities?

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:43

With over £0.5m in fines and costs for Working at Height breaches in July, are you meeting your responsibilities?

In July 2015, individuals and organisations found to have failed to meet Work at Height legislation requirements were fined and ordered to pay costs totalling over £0.5m.

Seven cases were reported... Read More »

Six Astute tips for driving business performance with eLearning

Posted: Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:45

Six Astute tips for driving business performance with eLearning

Many businesses take a fire-fighting approach to performance management, waiting for problem areas to become apparent before attempting to 'extinguish' them with learning interventions.

While identifying... Read More »

Big Data Protection - how your business can harness the power of data while minimising risk

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:49

Big Data Protection - how your business can harness the power of data while minimising risk

The business world has been excited about the potential of big data ever since the term was first coined in 2001.

While information has always been a critical element of forming business strategy, big data... Read More »

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