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Tips for Promoting Health and Safety in the Workplace

When it comes to promoting health and safety at work, it can seem like a tedious activity. While it’s included in an employee’s training or workplace induction, it can be quickly forgotten. However, prioritising workplace … Read More

How to Avoid Cross Contamination in the Kitchen

When trying to avoid cross contamination in your own home or work kitchen, it can often appear more complicated then you think. This blog will provide you with some simple and easy tips on cross … Read More

GDPR and What it Could Mean for Your Business

What is GDPR? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulations. Over the last few years, the GDPR regulations have been renewed, aiming to bring the Data Protection Act 1988 into the present. The Act played a … Read More

Learn About the New GCSE for Cooking and Nutrition

The Government have introduced a GCSE for cooking and nutrition that is now available in schools all over the UK, allowing students to “acquire a proper understanding of the scientific principle behind food nutrition, and … Read More

Dealing with Conflict in the Workplace

How can we learn to navigate conflict in the workplace, whilst still maintaining a professional manner and a strong working relationship with our colleagues? This type of question is one that you are likely to … Read More

Minimise Risks with a Clean-As-You-Go Policy

No matter what industry you are in, keeping a tidy, organised and clean work environment is a key indicator of your standards and it helps to promote safety and efficiency amongst your staff. When you … Read More

Classroom vs E-Learning: What Works for You?

The benefits of e-learning courses are vast and numerous. The ability for students to learn on the go and at their own pace is an appealing quality. But classroom learning has its upsides too, and … Read More

Why Your Company Should Implement a Staff Training Calendar

With a staff training calendar, you can keep employees abreast of any new developments or policies, which is beneficial for more than just efficiency. Investing the time and effort to inform and educate your staff … Read More

Common Causes of Back Pain in the Workplace

Back, upper limb, and neck pain from work-related injuries is a major ill health condition in Great Britain and across the EU. In 2016, an estimated 8,784,000 working days were lost due to Work-Related Musculoskeletal … Read More

How to Improve Sales with Better Customer Care

A customer care course might not seem like something that should take high priority – some employees may already be naturally gifted at communicating with customers, or maybe you’ve never had any serious complaints – … Read More

How To Spot Potential Fire Hazards In The Workplace  

From an office space to a kitchen, fire safety is one of the most important elements to understand in any workplace setting. Fortunately, most fires can be avoided, but it all starts with education, and … Read More

Do You Have These Essential Trainer Characteristics?

The ability to train and teach effectively is a skill that requires training and practise itself. No one just wakes up with quality leadership skills! They are built over time and come with a series … Read More

Creative Team Building Training Ideas

Even the most creative managers can be stumped when coming up with creative team building activities to keep your staff motivated, connected and working like a well-oiled machine. If you’re feeling stuck in a rut, … Read More

How To Prepare For The Ultimate Summer BBQ

Is there anything better than a BBQ with friends and family on a balmy summer's evening? We don't think so. At the first glimpse of summer, the population of England migrates their kitchen and dining … Read More

The Benefits Of A Train The Trainer Programme

While it may seem a bit of an oxymoron, trainers and facilitators of learning should still consider themselves students. Being able to train a team effectively is a skill of its own that requires an … Read More

5 Tips For Cost-Effective Training

Employee training can cost a business substantial funds. However, it is essential in most cases, and wholly beneficial in all others. Proper, quality training equips employees with the tools they need to perform more efficiently, … Read More

The importance of education in the age of online nutrition

In the age of information, advice on healthy eating is widely available from a number of online sources from bloggers to Youtuber Vloggers and Instagrammers. But with so much information to digest, it can sometimes … Read More

E-learning v instructor led training

It’s a great time to be involved in the world of education today because there are so many options available to suit an array of educational needs. For instance, here at CLS we offer both … Read More

New Year, New Career? 10 Signs You Need A Career Change

  For many people the New Year means new resolutions, new opportunities and new perspectives. We’re all looking for that shift from our old drudgery to a bright, refreshing change. But change can be a scary … Read More

Educate Yourself on Allergens

Knowing your allergens is essential in the food industry. Simple information about what foods typically cause allergic reactions, and the basics of what to do when someone is having a reaction can quite possibly save … Read More

What is COSHH?

The workplace can hold a number of dangers for employees and employers alike. While the first hazards that to come to mind may be accidents such as falls, fire damage, or knife mishaps, an equally … Read More

Educating Rita!

As Michael Cain and Julie Walters showed us in the film adaptation of Willy Russell’s Educating Rita, it is never too late to discover the joy of learning and expanding the mind. As human beings, … Read More

What is e-Learning and why should you use it?

E-learning, or electronic learning, involves using computer technologies to educate or train via the Internet. It has revolutionised the training industry, increasing flexibility, accessibility and engagement for both employees and employers. Here are some of the … Read More

How to prepare for the ultimate Christmas dinner

Is there anything better than Christmas dinner with friends and family on a chilly winter’s day? We don't think so.   At the first glimpse of tinsel, the population of England starts planning for a great Christmas … Read More

Slips and trips: The 10 most common accidents in the workplace

When it comes to workplace safety, both employers and employees have a responsibility to themselves and each other to be as considerate and mindful as possible to prevent injury. Accidents in the workplace are all … Read More

Why invest in a trained workforce?

For legal reasons, employee training is often a necessity, but there are so many better reasons you should think about when it comes to investing in some team training. Although you must input funds to … Read More