Food and the Rule of Six

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In 2020 we are constantly being advised of the Rule of 6.  The things you can or cannot do to stay safe.  That very much applies when you want to have a safe and clean kitchen or food preparation area.  There are in fact more than 6 rules when it comes to Food Hygiene, but…

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How Do You Manage Your Food Safety?

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You’ve decided to diversify as you’ve found something you enjoy doing and people enjoy eating. You have organised your capital, bought your produce and equipment and are all set to go. But are you up to speed on Food Safety? Because it’s really not worth taking a risk where your business and the health of…

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Food hygiene training online – the benefits

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Food hygiene training is an important feature of your continuous professional development if you work in a kitchen, not to mention a legal requirement if you serve, prepare, handle, or otherwise come into contact with food at work. But training does not have to be time-consuming or difficult to access. Here are some of the…

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Feeling Ill, then should you be at work?

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When you are working in a kitchen, food production, or food retail area, you sometimes literally have the health of the people who eat your food in your hands. The hands that you use to touch the food you make could pass on some pretty nasty bugs, and, while this can produce some unpleasant symptoms…

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Can I train furloughed staff?

Can I train furloughed staff?

The simple answer is yes, you can. Government guidance has always allowed you to train furloughed staff. However, the initial guidance suggested you had to pay staff the national minimum wage for any hours they spent training, but this requirement has been lifted now. One condition that remains though, is that the training can’t be…

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Does COVID-19 (Coronavirus) impact food hygiene?

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the impact on food hygiene These are unprecedented times for many food business owners across the country as we learn to adapt to the government-imposed social distancing measures and restrictions set in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Fortunately, many food businesses have found ways to adapt their model and…

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What can poor food hygiene cause?

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If you work in a kitchen or otherwise prepare food as part of your job role, you have a legal responsibility to complete food hygiene training. This duty ensures the safety of you, your colleagues, and everyone that you are serving food to, whether those individuals are members of the public, people you care for,…

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Can I do online food hygiene training?

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Food hygiene training is an important feature of your continuous professional development if you work in a kitchen, not to mention a legal requirement if you serve, prepare, handle, or otherwise come into contact with food at work. You might be familiar with having your workplace training delivered in a kitchen environment by a senior…

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What should food hygiene training cover?

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If you own, run, or work in a food business in the United Kingdom, it’s your legal duty to take responsibility for food hygiene training. But when it comes to choosing the right food hygiene course for you, what should you be looking out for? The importance of food hygiene training at work Good food…

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