Academy

First Meeting of the BPI Academy Brexit Group

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The first meeting of the bpi Academy Brexit group was held on 13 March 2017, to discuss the potential impact of Brexit, and the support that members would find useful from government. At that meeting, the following points were raised. It was important that there was two-way communication with Government to ensure that businesses were […]

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The UK Must Increase The Quality And Quantity Of Workplace Training As Part Of The Strategy To Move Out Of Recession.

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Unemployment has recently seen a slight fall but joblessness still plagues the long-term unemployed and young people. Tom Wilson argues that the UK should look to German  apprenticeships schemes and training programmes if it is to make the vital link between investment in skills and growth. The much dreaded double-dip recession is upon us and […]

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Straightforward Advice On Manual Handling

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Manual handling causes over a third of all workplace injuries. These include work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) such as pain and injuries to arms, legs and joints, and repetitive strain injuries of various sorts. The term manual handling covers a wide variety of activities including lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling and carrying. If any of these tasks […]