What is Mental Health and Mental Wellbeing?
What is mental health and mental wellbeing? A big question which has myriad answers. Ask a room full of people this question, and I can assure you that each answer will be slightly different.
Mental Health and the Construction Industry
Mental health is widely recognised as one of the great challenges facing healthcare and society as a whole. In this article, we’re going to look at some of the issues surrounding mental health as it relates to the construction industry in particular.
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018: The Updates
Anyone who has been working with children in the last decade or so is likely to be well aware of Working Together to Safeguard Children – the government’s key document for everyone who works with, or carries out work related to, children.
Safeguarding in Schools: Best practice
It’s expected that a school will have policies and practices in place to ensure a safe environment is created for the pupils, but what else can a school do?
Mental Health - Are we ready to listen?
1 in 4 people suffer from mental health conditions in the UK. It's time to openly discuss mental health issues and work together to help provide support for all who need it. The first step is to listen...
Brexit and The Hospitality Industry: A post-Brexit Workforce
As the clock ticks down to Britain's exit from the European Union, we turn our focus to the implications leaving the EU may have on the hospitality industry and the hospitality workforce in particular.
What to expect from Virtual College at World of Learning 2018
Virtual College is exhibiting and presenting two seminars at The World of Learning 2018, NEC Birmingham on 16th & 17th October 2018.
Virtual College Shortlisted for Two Prestigious Awards
Virtual College, has been shortlisted in both the Sunday Times Tech Track ‘Ones to Watch’ Rankings and for the ‘Best Online Distance Learning Programme’ in The Learning Technologies Awards 2018.
UKHospitality and its Importance to The UK Economy post-Brexit
Earlier this year, the British Hospitality Association (BHA) and Association of Licenced Multiple Retailers (ALMR) merged to create UKHospitality, a new association representing 700 operators across 65,000 sites.
Top five ways to improve mental wellbeing in your workplace
The workplace has come a long way over the last 10 years in recognising the importance of employee mental wellbeing. However, many organisations still need to understand why this is relevant and are struggling to address the challenges and how to remove the stigma in the workplace. Read our top five ways you can improve mental wellbeing in your workplace.