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Compliance Training Blog

Best practice, expert opinions, industry insights, news and key trends in regulatory compliance training, digital learning, EdTech and RegTech.

10 Highest UK Health & Safety Fines of 2020

Fines for health and safety breaches in the UK were less substantial in 2020 than 2019. We've examined the failings that prompted these penalties and ...

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What is ISO 14001 & Why is it Important?

At Skillcast we are committed to reducing the impact of our business on the environment. This is why we value our ISO 14001 certification, which we ha...

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12 Tips for Remote Working Success

Not all companies have a culture of homeworking or remote working. Those that do find it easier to transition people into working at home. Skillcast i...

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Return to Work Training, Assessment & Checklist

To support companies as employees return to work in the wake of Covid-19, we have developed a free to access e-learning module, employee self assessme...

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Coronavirus Impact & Action Points

In this article, we've cut through the media noise about coronavirus COVID-19 and examined the timeline of its impact and listed action points to help...

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9 Tips for Managing Work-related Stress

Only executives or C-suite managers experience stress at work, right? Wrong! Work-related stress can occur in any job, at any level and in any sector....

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Working from Home Compliance & Training Roadmap

Working from home presents specific challenges to maintaining regulatory compliance. Which is why your senior managers and compliance officers will ne...

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Working Safely with Display Screen Equipment

Office work comes risk-free, right?...Wrong! Whether you are in an office or remote-working you need to know how to stay safe when using display scree...

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Managing Risk in a Health Crisis

Responding to epidemics like Swine Flu or Coronaviruses (like SARS and COVID-19) can become a crisis in itself if your risk management processes are n...

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10 Highest UK Health & Safety Fines of 2019

In recent years, penalties for health and safety breaches in the UK have steadily risen, with 2019 being no exception. In fact, the ten highest H&S fi...

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How to Avoid Breaching Fire Safety Rules at Christmas

Every year retailers are urged to prioritise customer and worker safety rather than profit and avoid overstocking in the run-up to Christmas. We have ...

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8 Steps to Safer Lifting and Handling

Manual handling injuries account for more than a third of all UK work-related illnesses reported each year according to both the HSE and NHS. We have ...

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6 ways to reinvigorate your health and safety training content

Since new Sentencing Guidelines came into effect in February 2016, it’s now not unheard of for companies to be fined in excess of £1 million if found ...

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8 top tips to manage the risk of fire in the office

A report released by the Fire Statistics Team for the Home Office  makes for some sober reading.

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8 ways to improve safety when driving for work

A quarter of all road traffic accidents involve someone driving for work. And there are 5,000 accidents involving transport in the workplace each year...

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6 ways to protect yourself from noise at work

Noise at work can cause permanent and irreversible damage. An estimated 17,000 people suffer deafness, ringing in the ears or other hearing conditions...

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How Health and Safety Practices Can Be Improved In Businesses

The tragedy of the Grenfell Tower fire in West London  underlined the importance of health and safety - be it in business or in our homes.

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