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Schools safeguarding in the holiday season

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The most wonderful time of the year for some might well be the most dangerous time of the year for others. Here’s how paying attention to schools safeguarding can be of particular importance around the holiday season. The most wonderful time of the year…? Now that December’s finally here, there’s happiness and cheer to be…

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10 Reasons Why You Need Safeguarding Training

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Safeguarding training is a legal requirement for everyone in the United Kingdom who works in close contact with children and/or vulnerable adults, but do you know why you might need safeguarding training in your role? 1. Safeguarding training will teach you the signs and indicators of abuse and neglect There are many signs and indicators…

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8 Useful Tips: Online Safety for Childminders

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Children use the internet for everything from socialising to entertainment and watching tutorials on how to start a new hobby. There’s no doubt that the internet opens up a host of exciting opportunities for children, but we shouldn’t overlook the fact the online landscape is predominantly designed for adults. Online safety for Childminders is more…

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Do school visitors need safeguarding training?

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Whether your school visitors are going to be onsite for an hour to attend a meeting or for a few months while they carry out building work, do school visitors need safeguarding training? Safeguarding training Every school in the United Kingdom has a legal duty to carry out safer recruitment practices when hiring new members…

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Safeguarding Training on School Trips

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Whether a parent or volunteer, do helpers who aren’t a member of school staff need safeguarding training to come along with your students on a school trip? Safeguarding training Every school in the United Kingdom has a legal duty to carry out DBS checks on all staff as part of their safer recruitment policy and…

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Can I be prosecuted for not having safeguarding training?

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When it comes to safeguarding training and the law, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. But is there any way you can be prosecuted for not having safeguarding training in the United Kingdom? What is safeguarding training? You might be familiar with safeguarding training already if you’ve ever worked in close contact with…

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Do I need safeguarding training to work in an after-school club?

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If you work in an after-school club, whether it’s on a school premises or privately run, you have a responsibility to safeguard the children in your care. However, are you required to have safeguarding training? Find out below… After-school clubs Running an after-school club is a huge responsibility, no matter what the age group of…

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The Cost of Safeguarding: Fees Reduced for DBS Checks

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Did you know that the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) reduced its fees for a DBS check at the start of this month? Here’s how much you’ll have to pay for a DBS check from now onwards, and more about the cost of effective safeguarding in your workplace. What is a DBS Check? You might…

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Why do equestrians need safeguarding training?

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Safeguarding is an essential topic for all equestrians who work with children and/or vulnerable adults, but why exactly is equestrian safeguarding training necessary? Straight from the horse’s mouth… What’s that old saying again? “Never work with children or animals…” Well, if you work in a riding school or equestrian centre, it’s likely that you work…

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Where can I take vulnerable adults safeguarding training?

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Vulnerable adults safeguarding training is a legal requirement for many professionals across the United Kingdom, but with so many online and face-to-face training options available, how do you find a course that is suitable for your role? What is vulnerable adults safeguarding training? You might have heard of safeguarding training in relation to child protection…

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