Becoming an effective listener
Time and time again, when studies are conducted into what makes for a harmonious, productive and effective workplace, communication comes out as one of the most important factors. Part of good communication is the ability to listen. Peers, employees, and those senior to you will all feel that you communicate better when you know how to properly listen and respond, making this a valuable skill. Understanding and taking in what everyone else is saying will also quite simply help you to do your own job better too. In this article, we’re going to consider a few of the top tips that can help you become an effective listener - even if you already think you are
Food hygiene requirements for B and Bs and small hotels
Thinking of opening a B&B or small hotel? One of your biggest considerations will naturally be the safety of your guests, and one of the biggest potential threats will always be foodborne illnesses and allergies. They can range from minor inconveniences to severe issues that close down your business. As a result, it’s very important that you think about food hygiene, just as any other business that serves food would do. In this article, we’re going to think about the main things that you need to give consideration to – what the law requires of you and what this will mean in practice.
Virtual College shortlisted for two training journal awards
Virtual College, renowned for its online courses and learning management software, has been shortlisted in both categories which it entered in the prestigious Training Journal Awards 2018
Virtual College seminar to explore technology with a purpose
Virtual College, the multiple award-winning online learning provider, will be exhibiting and presenting a case study-led seminar at Learning Technologies Summer Forum 2018, Europe’s leading conference for organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work.
GDPR for sole traders
Sole trader and not sure if you need to consider GDPR, or don’t know what you need to do? This article will help clarify the issues.
Food hygiene during the summer months
In this article, we’re going to go through a few of the points that you might not have thought about when it comes to food safety in the summer months.
How to manage redundancy for SMEs
While redundancy is naturally a very difficult process for most people, it’s also generally a situation that any business and its HR department wishes to avoid, too
What food hygiene certificate do I need?
Not sure what the different food hygiene certificates are all for? Read this article to find out which one you need.
Managing effective meetings in the workplace
Love them or hate them, meetings are essential for a productive workplace. But how can you make sure that yours are as effective as possible? Read our article for some tips.