Macmillan Cakeaway 2020

2nd October 2020

On Friday the 25th September, we hosted our Macmillan cakeaway for the second year running. Obviously we had an additional battle on our hands this year with all the change that COVID19 has caused.

We are over the moon with the amount we have raised and want to say a big thank you to all the support off our customers!

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covid first aid guidance

Covid First Aid Guidance

23rd September 2020

As workplaces return it is important you remain compliant with HSE. We have put together a quick guide to performing first aid during the Coronavirus pandemic based on the HSE & Resus Council guidance.

We recommend sharing this guidance with your first aiders to ensure they remain safe as well as maintaining the safety of their casualties.

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How to style your text in Excel Worksheets

How to Style Your Text in Excel

25th August 2020

Styling your text in Excel Worksheets is more important than you my initially think. The style of your worksheet can make it more efficient, show greater professionalism & increase usability.

We have put together a short lesson on the basics of styling your text. We will look at how to make the changes as well as tips for choosing the correct style.

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back to work after lockdown

Back to Work After Lockdown

30th July 2020

As lockdown lifts and the furlough scheme comes to an end, we are all preparing to get back to full time work, whether that be at home or back in the office.

Adapting to the changes is not necessarily going to be easily. So we have put together a FREE checklist for employers and employees.

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action for happiness coping calendar

Isolation Coping Calendar – Daily Challenge

1st April 2020

Welcome to our Coping Calendar daily challenge, designed to improve and encourage our well-being whilst we are all in isolation.

Releasing an action a day to let you know what team Livius are doing to carry on coping. Along with ideas for you, your business & your family life.

New Action added daily, join in our challenge on social media

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personal alcohol licence & how to apply for one

How to Apply for your Personal Alcohol Licence?

10th February 2020

Look at what a personal licence means for your business & the application process

We understand the application process isn’t straight forward for everyone, so we hope this gives you the clear steps required.

You can also find a handy checklist so you don’t miss any important documents.

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Fire Extinguisher Blog

Types of Fire Extinguishers and Their Uses

26th July 2019

In this blog post, we’ll look at the different types of fire extinguishers and their uses.

So, you can understand which types of extinguisher you need in your workplace.

And, importantly, know the correct extinguisher to use in the event of a fire!

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Risk Assessment Blog

The 5 Step Process to Risk Assessment

11th June 2019

Risk assessment is the foundation of health and safety in the workplace.

But, how do you conduct a risk assessment? And, what are the best practices?

Through this painless process, set out in this blog, you can control the risks in your workplace.

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Benefits of Onsite Training

5 Major Benefits of Onsite Training

17th April 2019

Onsite training offers the perfect balance between flexibility and cost-effectiveness for training your team.

But you may not know about the benefits of onsite training.

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Ambulance Response times

Yorkshire’s Ambulance Response Times: How Long Will You Be Waiting?

7th March 2019

The time it takes for an ambulance to reach you can mean life or death.

Based on data from the Ambulance Trusts (Jan–Oct 2018) we have compiled a list of urgent ambulance response times based on the postcode districts of Yorkshire.

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Workplace Mental Health

5 Invaluable Resources for Improving Workplace Mental Health

1st February 2019

Workplace mental health is a subject that has never been more important.

Yet, due to the stigma surrounding mental illness, many people feel like they cannot open up to their colleagues or employers.

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Food Contamination Blog

Food Contamination: A Guide for Food Businesses

14th January 2019

The repercussions of food contamination can be deadly.

Therefore, it is important that your business takes the appropriate measures to prevent contamination.

Knowing the right measures to put in place starts with understanding how contamination occurs.

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Health and Safety Breach

Consequences of a Health and Safety Breach (Updated)

17th October 2018

In 2016/17, 554 companies were convicted of health and safety failings. A whopping £69.9 million was paid in fines rising from £38.8 million in 2015/16.

In this blog, we have used two real-life case studies to outline the possible consequences of ignoring health and safety

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First aid training FAQ

First Aid Training Frequently Asked Questions

12th September 2018

Got a burning first aid training question that you need answering?

You’re in luck!

Below we have compiled a list of common first aid FAQs to put you in the know!

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Manual Handling Legislation

Manual Handling Legislation: The Key Points You Should Know

7th August 2018

Manual handling is one of the leading causes of workplace injury.

Approximately 8.9 million days were lost through musculoskeletal disorders in 2016/17.

No wonder the Health and Safety Executive has made tackling MSDs a priority over the previous few years.

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Creating a Staff Training Plan

Creating a Staff Training Plan for Small to Medium-Sized Businesses

4th July 2018

An effective staff training plan is a great way to maximise your return on investment from workplace training.

Yet, setting one up can be daunting. Many questions can be running through your head…

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National Water Hygiene Card: What's it all about?

National Water Hygiene Card Explained

27th March 2018

The National Water Hygiene Card (also referred to as the ‘Blue Card’) was created in 2006. It was designed to teach anyone working in contact with the water supply to have a grasp of the duties when working alongside water drunk by the population.

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Identifying Fire Hazards

Identifying Fire Hazards: The Start of Your Fire Risk Assessment

8th February 2018

Fire hazards are present in every business, big or small.

And, you need to know how to identify them when you are completing your fire risk assessments.

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