pexels-photo-94990-large.jpegThe National Day Nurseries Association is calling for Government to reverse its decision on GCSE qualification requirement because of a ‘catastrophic crisis’ in recruitment.

A plan to improve standards within the childcare and nursing industry have seemingly had the opposite effect, with numbers of Level Three-qualified staff and above down eight percent on last year.

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pexels-photo-sparks.jpgThe UK Metal Decking Association (the single largest UK based specialist trade body for the Metal Decking and Studwelding industry) has teamed up with Training Qualifications UK to resolve a major problem that has faced the metal decking industry for a number of years.

Formed of the leading companies in the composite metal flooring and studwelding industry, UKMDA has worked with TQUK to develop a new robust and regulated qualification in Metal Decking and Studwelding which will help many skilled tradesmen to continue working on construction sites throughout the UK.

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pexels-photo-128893-large.jpegEvery October ADHD Awareness Month is celebrated in the hope of increasing awareness and recognition of the condition which affects around three to seven percent of British children.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed neurodevelopmental disorder. Developing throughout childhood, the condition manifests itself as an inability to marshal and sustain attention and modulate activity level and impulsive actions.

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Whilst some of you will already be familiar with our resident office bear, we thought we would put together a 'get to know the bear' guide covering all aspects of his day at TQUK; from beard length to healthy chicken-based lunches. No messing, we got the bear facts. 

Q. How long does it take bears to grow beards?

A. Grow? I've had this beard since the day I was born.

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4097009340_4175110833_b.jpgOn the 10th October every year, World Mental Health Day is observed with the objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and helping to mobilize efforts in support of mental health.

The day provides the world with a chance to shed a light on a condition which, if we don’t act urgently on, will be the leading illness globally by 2030.

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