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8 Tips To Help Employers & Leaders Introduce Their Team Back Into The Workplace After The Pandemic

Monday 1st March 2021
Direct Training (GB) Ltd.

Last week we posted a blog where we share our top 10 tips for employees returning back to work after the Covid-19 lockdown. This week we wanted to continue that theme but instead flip it the other way and share with you our top tips for employers and leaders to help their team return back to work after the lockdown to ensure that your team remain both healthy and productive after such a big adjustment to their normal working life. Tip 1 - Share reputable sources of information as well as follow official advice from organisations such as: Public Health England Health Protection Scotland Public Health Wales Tip 2 - Talk to your team and understand how they feel about things A great…

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Returning To Work - 10 Tips To Help You Settle Back In

Friday 26th February 2021
Direct Training (GB) Ltd.

With the recent announcement by the UK Prime Minister, we now have a rough idea of what the roadmap for leaving the UK lockdown looks like and for many this means the return to the workplace. This is an off-putting thought for some, especially after spending so much time working from home. That is why we wanted to share with you our top 10 tips and tricks for making a smooth re-entry into the daily grind to help ensure that you stay both relaxed and productive. Tip 1 - Remove your away message on your voicemail and email This is one of those little tasks that may be easily overlooked by accident. Returning to work can be extremely hectic, especially when…

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Working From Home Part 2 - Maintaining A Healthy Wellbeing Whilst Staying At Home

Monday 15th February 2021
Direct Training (GB) Ltd.

In continuation with our stay-at-home tips, tricks and advice series we wanted to focus on a very important topic today in our blog and that is how to take care of both your mind body with regards to mental wellbeing whilst staying at home. Today we are sharing with you part 1 of a 2 part series where we will be sharing with you some key tips to staying healthy whilst you are at home: 1. Check your employment and benefits rights - Whilst staying at home, one of the biggest worries for many people is finances, more specifically work and money. This worry can have a big impact on your mental health, so it is essential that it is addressed.…

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Working From Home Part 1 - Creating The Perfect Work Environment

Monday 8th February 2021
Direct Training (GB) Ltd.

With working from home being currently more prominent than working from the office, these past few weeks we have been sharing some of our best tips for working from home. These tips have ranged from working in a way which helps to keep you more physically healthy to tips on how to keep your computer safe and healthy. If you haven't already checked out those previous blogs in this series, we highly recommend them as collectively this series is aimed at helping you be the most productive, safe and healthy that you possibly can be whilst working from home. In today's blog we are going to be sharing with you some tips and pointers on how to create the perfect space…

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15 Things To Do During Lockdown

Monday 25th January 2021
Direct Training (GB) Ltd.

As you are most likely aware, the UK is currently in another National Lockdown which means that across the country, many of us are forced to stay at home, along with people who were already doing this for reasons such as shielding or self-isolating. For some, staying at home every day can be really tough. Human nature is to have a routine and when that routine is broken it can leave you wondering what to do. That is why we have complied a list of ideas to help you keep busy and entertained at home during lockdown. We hope that this helps and that you find these ideas useful and if you have any further ideas please feel free to…

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Working From Home - How To Stay Safe With Technology

Monday 18th January 2021
Direct Training (GB) Ltd.

Continuing on from our last working from home article we realise that for many, working from home is the new norm so there is a lot of information and tips that we want to share with you to ensure that you are as safe as you possibly can be whilst adapting to this new working life. Last article we discussed how you can stay productive and healthy whilst working from home but for many a huge part of that productivity is the technology that we use to get our work done on a daily basis and therefore an essential part of working from home is not only keeping your technology healthy but keeping yourself and your privacy safe whilst using it.…

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Working From Home - How To Stay Healthy And Productive

Monday 18th January 2021
Direct Training (GB) Ltd.

As the UK begins another National Lockdown, once again, many people have been forced to work from home as many businesses embrace the idea of flexible working as well as working from home. As a result of this change, many people find themselves working from home for long durations of time, several days a week. Furthermore, it is predicted that currently half of the workforce in the UK is working from home but for those who haven't previously worked from home and now have to this means adapting to the change. Thats why today we wanted to share with you some key information and tips for working from home to help ensure that you remain both as productive and healthy…

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Driving Safely In The Snow

Friday 15th January 2021
Direct Training (GB) Ltd.

Here in the UK it has been snowing quite harshly in some parts and even though the UK is in a lockdown, some people still do have to travel In these snowy and icy conditions for essential purposes such as work and grocery shopping. That is why we wanted to share with you some tips and information to help to ensure that you are as safe as you possibly can be whilst travelling on the roads these next few days. 1. Before you leave home, be sure to thoroughly check your vehicle. This includes checks such as is the battery okay? Do the tires have enough inflation? Are things such as your windscreen wipers and air conditioning working okay? 2. If you…

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Happy New Year - Have An Amazing 2021 From Everyone At Direct Training (GB) Ltd.

Thursday 31st December 2020
Direct Training (GB) Ltd.

Well, it's official! The year 2020 is over and 2021 will be here. For many people, this will be the chance to say goodbye to an unforgettable year and hopefully welcome a much better and prosperous one. The celebration of a new year has been celebrated for over a millennium and over the many years it has steeped in tradition, cultural (both the old and the new!) across the planet. Depending on where you are, New Year's Eve has many names from quite simply New Year's Eve to St. Sylvester's Day, a Reveillon or even Old Year's Day. No matter what though, one thing that ties these all together is the fact that no matter where you are in the…

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Merry Christmas

Friday 25th December 2020
Direct Training (GB) Ltd.

It's Christmas Day and here at Direct Training (GB) Ltd. we just wanted to share a quick update to wish you all a very safe and Merry Christmas. We really appreciate all of the support that we have received through 2020 as it has been a very different year for everyone but we are so glad to be able to be training again and to be sharing our knowledge with all of you. We have been pushing extra hard to create more interesting and interactive content on social media recently and we hope that you are enjoying what we have been putting out as we have many more ideas planned for the future as whilst everyone is spending much more time…

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Setting And Achieving Goals In 2021

Wednesday 16th December 2020
Direct Training GB Ltd.

It's mid-December and 2020 is coming to an end. For some, it has been an amazing year but for others not so much. One thing is for certain though and that is the fact that it has been a very different year for all of us and has come with its challenges but at the same time 2021 is only two weeks and a day a away (As of writing and publishing this blog on the 16th December 2020!) With this new year comes a new opportunity to set goals and achieve them, or maybe even fulfil goals that you had set for 2020 but were unable to achieve due to the current world situation. In today's blog, we want…

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Quick Holiday Safety Tips

Monday 14th December 2020
Direct Training GB Ltd.

Continuing on our recent theme of holiday safety we realize that it is that time of year where most people are busy trying to get those last-minute preparations in place, therefore it can be extremely difficult to find the time to sit and read a big holidays safety blog such as the ones we have been sharing with you recently. For that reason, we wanted to create the perfect partner for the other blogs in our holiday series and create a blog with just some quick tips to help you and those around you to stay safe this holiday season! Be aware of holiday theft - In the month of November it is reported that theft levels rise. Therefore it…

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