The real impact of instant restaurant reviews
With instant access to social media, restaurant review sites and forums, customers are now able to share their dining experiences almost immediately. This means that the reputation of your business can very quickly be made or broken…
The top 10 most endangered professions
For years to come, technology will continue to play a huge part in our everyday lives. However for some professions, the advancement of technology could mean being replaced.
Food safety: What are my responsibilities?
When it comes to food safety, it is important that employers and food handlers understand their responsibilities. Here we take a look at legislation in food safety and hygiene and how it has changed over the years.
Top 5 health and safety risks in construction
Construction sites can be some of the most risky and the most challenging places to work. From slips, trips and falls, working at height, moving objects to electricity and noise, we take a look at some of the most common health and safety risks that exist on building sites.
FSA: Pubs could be charged for food inspections
Pubs across the UK may soon be expected to pay for requested re-inspections of their premises under the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS), it has been announced.
Vulnerabilities in Moodle LMS puts e-Learners at risk
Thousands of businesses that use the Moodle learning management system (LMS) could be at risk of a malicious data breach, it has been reported.
Businesses urged to join consumer protection scheme
Businesses are now being urged to join one of the UK’s most robust and trusted consumer codes of practice schemes, vetted by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute. The Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) have made a public pledge to go above and beyond consumer law.
Celebrating ten years of working with the social housing sector
To mark this 10 year milestone of supporting and working with a number of housing associations, Virtual College are delighted to present awards to those who have played a significant role in learning within the social housing sector.
Here are the most important things you need to know about the government’s Apprenticeship Levy
Earlier this year, the government announced that from April 6th 2017, companies with a payroll over a certain threshold will have to contribute to the levy, whilst those under the limit will see changes to the funding for apprenticeship training. This Apprenticeship Levy scheme will have an impact on businesses throughout the UK.