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Is your creative shop the Best Small Shop of 2019?

14 Aug 2019

The IRC recommend small shops within creative industries to enter the competition and represent the industry with pride!
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Outdoor Shops encouraged to enter the Best Small Shops competition!

14 Aug 2019

Represent the outdoor sector and celebrate local outdoor shops around the UK
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The ACT shortlisted in the BikeBiz Awards 2019!

12 Aug 2019

The ACT has been shortlisted as a finalists for the Cycle Advocacy Award!
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Big ideas for Small Business Saturday

9 Aug 2019

Small businesses are encouraged to think big for Small Business Saturday!
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How was Cycle to Work Day for you?

8 Aug 2019

Cycle to Work Day is back for it's seventh year

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750 UK firms sued daily for failing to pay rocketing business rates

7 Aug 2019

All councils within England were requested to provide details of how many businesses had been taken to court for non-payment of their business rates during the 2018/19 financial year.... Read more…

BA encourages booksellers to go green

1 Aug 2019

The Booksellers Association (BA) has created a Green Manifesto encouraging themselves,Booksellers and the Book Industry to improve their eco-friendliness.
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Calling all bike shops to enter the Best Small Shops Competition!

24 Jul 2019

The Best Small Shops Competition provides you with the opportunity to represent the Cycle sector and celebrate local bike shops across the nation. The competition recognises the innovative... Read more…

Keeping Britain's Independent Retail Alive

17 Jul 2019

As indepedent businesses are increasingly affected by political factors and a lack of government support, the UK retail industry is becoming a crisis situation with hundreds of independent... Read more…

Search For Britain's Best Small Shop of 2019 Gets Underway

4 Jul 2019

The annual search to find Britain’s Best Small Shop, a competition managed by the Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC), begins today with a focus on consumer engagement and how... Read more…

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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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