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February 2018

Benefits of E-Learning

The process of staff training can create serious headaches for management and HR. Businesses need to ensure that all staff are trained sufficiently and comply with the legal standards for food safety and health and safety. In environments such as restaurants and hotels, where staff turnover can be at a high rate, training can create a serious drain on time and costs. E-learning provides an effective solution to eradicate the costs of time and money involved in ongoing staff training. In some cases, business owners can end up losing an entire work... Read More

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ATP Monitoring for Breweries

The brewery industry has been booming over the last few years, and now more than ever, it is important for businesses within the brewery industry to ensure they produce safe and quality beers. An increasing number of breweries are turning to ATP testing to validate the effectiveness of their cleaning systems and prove to potential, and existing retailers, the high standard of safety within their operation. ATP testing is a simple and affordable method to verify the efficiency of cleaning systems. An ATP meter works in combination with swabs designed to detect... Read More

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Pass your audit first time with these 6 steps

Whether you have a food safety or health and safety audit on the way, here are a few steps you can take to ensure a smooth and successful audit. 1. Prepare the site Unfortunately, when it comes to audits, it is often true that by failing to prepare you really are preparing to fail. The impression of an organised operation during an audit is invaluable. By ensuring you have the necessary documents to hand when asked for, you are proving to the auditor that you operate to professional standards within your business and... Read More

Gain Control of your Supply Chain – Assist

A Supplier Approval Process is an essential element for any businesses looking to gain control over the quality of their product. Whether you’re a wholesaler, retailer, or an agent or broker, it is increasingly important to have traceability of a product throughout the whole supply chain. A product can be passed through numerous businesses before reaching the end user. Large retailers require a clear view of the safety management systems in place that maintain the quality of that product through all suppliers. It has increasingly become a requirement for manufacturers to comply with... Read More