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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What should safeguarding training at work cover?

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If you work with children or vulnerable adults (or both) in the United Kingdom, you probably already know about safeguarding training. This essential topic is something that should be a high priority in your workplace, as it’s a legal requirement for you to refresh your professional safeguarding knowledge regularly so that you’re always up to…

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When should I renew my safeguarding training?

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Safeguarding training is an essential requirement for anyone who works with children under the age of 18 and vulnerable adults in the United Kingdom. A variety of roles now require you to have safeguarding training by law, such as anyone who works as a teacher or a member of staff in education, healthcare staff, Childminders,…

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Safeguarding Training: What to do if you witness child abuse

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Before reading, please note: If you suspect that an individual is at immediate risk of danger or harm, you should always dial 999 in the first instance. The best safeguarding practice involves following the standard processes and procedures set in place by your workplace, which is why it’s so important to continually refresh your safeguarding…

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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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The Rise of Teenage Money Mules

Teenagers are being targeted by criminals in money laundering schemes wherein they are encouraged to give up their bank details in exchange for a percentage of illegal cash.   What is a money mule? Money mules are individuals who give up their bank account details—either intentionally or unknowingly—to allow criminals to deposit large sums of…

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Dental Safeguarding Levels Explained

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Please note: The information in this article is intended for the use of dental professionals in the United Kingdom only.     Dental Safeguarding Levels Explained There is a lot of misinterpretation surrounding safeguarding training levels in the United Kingdom. One piece of statutory guidance you will be familiar with, ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’,…

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How can an online safeguarding course help me at work?

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Are you thinking of taking an online safeguarding course but you’re not sure how it will benefit you in the workplace? You’re not alone. Here’s some useful information about online safeguarding training to help you make your decision.   What is safeguarding training? Safeguarding training (also sometimes referred to as child protection training) has been…

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