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Be Prepared – How to Save Your Business from Fines

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September is “Preparedness Month”, so we’re offering preparedness tips and tricks for UK SMEs to maintain a safe, compliant and convenient workplace. You know all those things you forget about until it’s too late – like niggly electrical safety issues or facility concerns? Well, here’s a checklist for you, so you can ensure that your […]

Schools – How to Maintain a Safe Return

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Schools’ decision-makers have a weight on their shoulders now that students have been welcomed back. Every school is different, so it can be difficult to issue across-the-board advice. The safety measures in place should consider the local situation, as well as the school’s ability to maintain certain hygiene practices and physical distancing. That being said, […]

Pest Control: What are Your Options?

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As much as we’d love to embrace wildlife, pest problems are a fact of life. From restaurant districts to rental properties, many businesses simply can’t function with infestations. In this article, we look into different types of “pests” and delve into the ways they can be managed, allowing you to make an informed decision on […]

Workplace Return: 6 Easy Steps to Stay Safe & Compliant


Amidst the COVID-19 panic, when workplaces were told to work from home, many companies up and ran from their premises. So, now that it’s time to go back, have you ensured that the workplace is suitable to return to? Issues like cleanliness, distancing and sufficient supplies and services all need to be addressed before you […]

#StaySafe – PPE Disposal


What is PPE? Personal protective equipment, otherwise known as PPE, refers to protective garments or gear designed to safeguard the wearer from injury or infection. PPE may be particularly specialist to a certain job role being carried out, but more generally it may include some of the following: Clothing – such as overcoats, disposable clothing […]

#StaySafe – CPR & Cross Contamination


CPR Has Changed As mentioned in our previous blog on First Aid Advice during COVID-19, officials are updating their guidance on First Aid and CPR protocols in light of the pandemic outbreak. This isn’t just relevant to First Aiders; all of the general public should be keeping an eye on these important updates to ensure […]

#StaySafe – Commercial Waste Management

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Commercial Waste Management During COVID-19 In March 2020, the UN Environment Programme announced Waste Management an essential public service in the fight to beat COVID-19, stating: “Governments are urged to treat waste management, including of medical, household and other hazardous waste, as an urgent and essential public service in order to minimise possible secondary impacts […]

#StaySafe – Mental Health on Lockdown

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It’s important to check in with your mental health, especially in unprecedented times. Being confined to the house has its ups and downs, but sometimes it’s easy to get hung up on the downs. At Direct365, we specialise in helping workplaces… however, now that workplaces are changing, let us help with your wellbeing (because, sometimes, […]

#StaySafe – Working From Home

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During this unusual crisis, a lot of businesses are having to survive by working from home.  Business owners, managers and employees alike must make-do with makeshift work spaces to keep their company’s alive. It’s tough enough to be without the workplace resources you’re used to, but even tougher for those with inescapable domestic responsibilities – […]

#StaySafe – Face Mask Protection Against Viruses

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Let’s Talk About Face Masks We all know what a face mask is, and chances are that we’ve all seen people wearing them (especially in today’s current climate). Their popularity during a pandemic is due to the believed protection that they offer, as studies show they decrease the amount of virus exposure. The main purpose […]