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Ride to Work Week 2020: Bikes, bikes, bikes!

17 Feb 2020

Why you should take part in Ride to Work Week 2020

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Free trade entry for The London Bike Show through the ACT

17 Feb 2020

Register for your free trade entry to London Bike Show now Read more…

The Best Small Shops competition gets a new look

14 Feb 2020

The IRC are delighted to announce a rebranding of the Best Small Shops competition to celebrate the fast-paced level of growth and to further amplify the competition

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Redesigning Retail

6 Feb 2020

How big brands are turning the traditional retail model it on its head.
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Calling all Knitters and Crocheters to take part in Reading University survey

4 Feb 2020

The Director at Stitchlinkshas put out a request to all who enjoy knitting or crocheting to take part in a study to explore the psychological effects of knitting and crocheting.
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A Brexit timeline for indie retailers

31 Jan 2020

Tonight the UK will leave the EU at 11pm GMT, ending a 46-year relationship, but what will this mean for independent retailers?

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Indie Retail Calendar 2020: February

30 Jan 2020

The Indie Retail eCommerce calendar for the month ahead to plan your sales & marketing strategies
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Indie Retail to Launch New Monthly Newsletter

29 Jan 2020

On Friday 31st January Indie Retail will be launching a monthly newsletter to be sent out to subscribing independent shops.
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Government to Introduce ‘Jack's Law' Employment Right

29 Jan 2020

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has announced that it will introduce new Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay Regulations.
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ACS calls for Increased Police Funding to Focus on Violence in Local Shops and Communities

29 Jan 2020

The government will increase police funding bymore than £1.1 billion for 2020-21, representing the largest funding increase for the police in ten years.
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E-learning courses for businesses

Posted on in Business News, Cycles News

health and safetyEast Sussex Trading Standards are working with their partners in the Fire Service and Environmental Health and widely through the Business Advice and Support Partnership to supply e-learning for businesses.

East Sussex Trading Standards are excited to announce the introduction of Trading Standards legislation low cost e-learning for businesses.

E-learning courses include:

  • Health and Safety
  • Trading Standards and Consumer Law
  • Business Safety Legislation
  • Introduction to Business Fire Safety

 

Health and Safety

These e-learning courses cover an overview of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH), fire safety procedures, first aid, health and safety in the workplace, manual handling in the workplace, moving loads by lifting and slinging and risk assessment on the site and at work.

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Trading Standards and Consumer Law

Trading standards and consumer law covers consumer contracts - distance sales and how they can affect your business, the Consumer Rights Act 2015, the prevention of underage sales, storing and selling firework safely and legally, trading fairly and consumer contracts - off-premises sales.

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Business Safety Legislation

The Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order 2005 took effect on 1st October 2006.

The legislation is there is simplify the old fire safety legislation, providing a risk-based approach to fire safety enabling a more efficient effective enforcement by the Fire and Rescue Service.

The core of the legislation is the Fire Risk Assessment, an organised appraisal for businesses to identify potential fire hazards.

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Introduction to Business Fire Safety

This is a half day course containing information and guidance there to help businesses manage their fire safety requirements.

This course provides insight into the Fire Safety Order, Fire Risk Assessment and Fire Prevention.

This course is designed for small and medium sized businesses and employers who own or manage a business premise.

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