Julius Rutherfoord & Co win eminent European award for focus on training

London specialist in cleaning and soft FM services provision, Julius Rutherfoord & Co has won the ‘Commitment to and investment in training’ award at the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017. The awards, which recognise standards of excellence in the professional cleaning sector Europe-wide, took place at a gala dinner in Rome. The judging criteria looked for evidence of a…

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Leading Games Retailer Chooses UTN Training

When employees working for the UK’s leading games retailer needed IPAF accredited operator training they turned to a training provider who is at the top of their game – UTN Training. Seven employees from Game Retail Ltd’s Basingstoke distribution centre undertook IPAF MEWP Operator training – a mix of theory and practical training designed to enable operators to manoeuvre, drive…

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Apollo awarded CPD accreditation for two training courses

Apollo Fire Detectors has reinforced its commitment to promoting best practice in industry training by achieving Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation for two courses offered by the company. Delivered at Apollo Fire Detectors’ Havant headquarters, the two courses aim to help boost the understanding of how different sensors, conventional systems and analogue addressable systems work, and provide information on the…

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Confirm your operator’s credentials and competence

Recent cases have highlighted the vital need for employers to continue to thoroughly check and assess new employees’ operator training and competency before they get behind the wheel of any workplace equipment. Unfortunately, fraudulent operator licenses do exist, and sadly,in some instances managers do not realise that they have a rogue operator on-site until an accident or even a fatality…

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Safety and training: take it to the top

Recent legislative changes have made many companies operating workplace transport, access equipment and mobile plant in the UK more vulnerable than ever before. But leading operator training provider, Mentor Training, suggest that this exposure provides the ideal environment to influence culture at the highest level. With more emphasis on regulation than ever before, new sentencing guidelines and tougher penalties are…

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Jangro addresses key safety issues with latest training module

Jangro, the UK’s largest network of janitorial supply companies, has launched a new addition to its award-winning suite of eLearning modules and is offering people the chance to receive instant access with a voucher code. The Manual Handling module has been developed by in-house experts following calls from the industry for this subject to be added to Jangro’s hugely popular…

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One training solution but not a one-size-fits-all approach

In the complex and hectic world of FM, busy managers seek a simple and efficient solution to sourcing the full training provision for their entire workforce. With such a wide range of courses available, finding the right options (at the right price) can be challenging. Many busy organisations who need to ensure all staff are competent in their specific job…

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Best practice guidance for MEWP safety

Recently released statistics show that the rental of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) saw a substantial increase during 2015. According to the latest figures from leading organisation and awarding body the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), both the total MEWP rental fleet and the number of rental days worldwide have increased during 2015, with the total number of days rented…

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How are you managing?

The Facilities Management industry is in a unique position, encompassing the diverse range of services required to look after both the fabric of a building itself and the needs of those occupying it. Maintaining a safe and efficient workplace in these circumstances can be a challenge in itself, particularly as managers are often tasked with overseeing a combination of in-house…

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How are you managing?

The Facilities Management industry is in a unique position, encompassing the diverse range of services required to look after both the fabric of a building itself and the needs of those occupying it. Maintaining a safe and efficient workplace in these circumstances can be a challenge in itself, particularly as managers are often tasked with overseeing a combination of in-house…

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