1974 Rapport Newsletter: A Look Forward into 2021

Well, that was quite a year wasn’t it! On the 23rd March 2020 I posted a statement on the 1974 Rapport website declaring that we’ll be scaling things back in line with government advice as we entered Lockdown #1; we would only be helping NHS, care, key workers etc.. with face fit testing, no Asbestos training and we expected a quiet and financially crippling 2020, furloughed like many others. Little did I know just how ill prepared these sectors were in respect to RPE and how poor the standards & knowledge of RPE was.…

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5 Ways to Prepare for a Covid-Conscious Christmas

Undoubtedly, Christmas is going to be more than a little different this year. It will present a host of new and perhaps unexpected challenges, but whatever your plans for the day itself, there are a number of things you can do to make a festive season amid Coronavirus a little easier to manage.…

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E-Learning Specialist Brings Over 100 Titles to CourseSight

E-Learning is more relevant now than ever before. Since Covid struck 8 months ago and with much of the country having lived under restrictions for many months, e-learning is one of few ways to safely continue obtaining required qualifications and training. As such, the CourseSight team is particularly pleased to be in the position to offer our ever-growing community over 100 e-learning courses from our newest major training provider, TalentQuest.…

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CourseSight Welcomes First American Training Provider to Its Portal

The CourseSight community has been rapidly growing across the UK and overseas since its launch, and recently, the team welcomed its first training provider based in the United States. CourseSight is therefore delighted to introduce its newest member, TalentQuest, which is delivering over 100 e-learning courses via the platform as part of its highly acclaimed Leadership Series.…

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AWARE Series Launches on CourseSight

The CourseSight team is excited to announce the recent addition of a valuable new series of training courses to its portal. The AWARE Series provides a framework of relevant tailored training to both employers and individuals, and can be delivered however the delegate chooses, whether via face-to-face, online or e-learning training. This flexibility in delivery is arguably more vital now than ever with more and more learners needing to opt for online alternatives to obtain their required training in the face of a new national lockdown.…

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Does Work-Related Stress Affect My Mental Health?

According to the World Health Organisation, the average adult spends one third of their life at work, although this might seem like an underestimation for many who tend to work much longer than the typical 9-5. It is perhaps unsurprising therefore that work-related stress can be one of the biggest contributors to poor mental health.…

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Stop. Make a Change 2020

Across the construction industry, the conversation around mental health awareness has rarely been more vital. With the uncertainty surrounding upcoming construction projects, Brexit worries and the challenges facing open worksites attempting to follow ‘COVID-secure’ safety protocols, the sector as a whole is experiencing immense pressure.…

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10 Essential Tips to Work from Home More Productively

Understanding how work-related stress can lead to deeper mental health problems is the first step to protecting yourself against it. Acknowledging that work can be stressful and that the new ‘Work from Home’ norm has brought with it a host of different challenges, all of which can be incredibly wearing and demanding, is a vital first step.…

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