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Defra-Funded Plant Passport e-Learning Launched by HTA

The Plant Passport system is to make sure that plants being moved within Great Britain are healthy and traceable. Operators and suppliers of plants in GB will be familiar with the rules surrounding the movement of plants which includes all plants for planting, some seeds and seed potatoes. The HTA have launched a brand-new learning module, developed and funded by Defra and created by CPL Learning to help operators comply with the plant passport system.

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Recruitment After Lockdown

Successful Recruitment After Lockdown

As operators start planning for recovery, recruitment in these sectors is going to play a huge role in the rebuilding of the economy and it will be important to look at the specific challenges of recruiting after the impact of the pandemic.

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The Evolving Landscape of Forecourt Retail

The Evolving Landscape of Forecourt Retail

Whether it’s serving the local community or preparing for an increase in domestic tourism, forecourt retailers will play an important part in serving British shoppers in 2021. Adapting and planning are key in an operator’s ability to capitalise on the opportunities presented to them, and training plays a huge role here. Let’s look at some of the ways training will help you in 2021.

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Supporting Hospitality – Hospitality Action and Invisible Chips

Supporting Hospitality – Hospitality Action and Invisible Chips

The last year has been undoubtedly challenging for the hospitality sector. Here at CPL Learning, we’ve tried to help support those affected team members and businesses by providing free learning and development resources throughout the year and by continually looking for new ways to help. Find out how we’re backing the fantastic work of Hospitality Action in their efforts to support the sector.

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Hospitality Professionals: Job Concerns Mounting Among Frontline Workers

Hospitality Professionals: Job Concerns Mounting Among Frontline Workers

Early into the last lockdown CGA and CPL Learning formed the Hospitality Professionals survey to gather vital frontline perspectives from those working within the industry. The latest pulse survey reveals that three quarters of hospitality team members are concerned about their job security as the sector heads into a second national lockdown in England.

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Online Personal Licence

How to Gain Your Personal Licence Qualification Online

We’ve all had to spend this year looking at new ways to do things. Remote working and online tools have never played such a vital role in our lives. And it’s no different for the personal licence services we have been relied on providing for so long. Back in March, we were able to launch a fully online personal licence e-learning course and remote invigilation service for gaining your APLH and SCPLH. This online course and exam has been allowing learners to successfully complete their personal licence training and exam remotely throughout the pandemic and gain their qualification. 

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Preparing for lockdown

Reopening Planning in Lockdown: What Did We Learn from Last Time?

Hospitality businesses have been pushed to their limits this year and with the second national lockdown looming, there is obviously growing concern about what that will mean for the UK’s third-largest employer and the thousands of business owners and team members affected. What we did see during the last lockdown was an amazing sense of resourcefulness, resilience, and support within the sector. This time we are better prepared and more informed to support operators and their teams in maximising this time and emerge from this lockdown in a strong position to face to the future. Read on to find out what happened last time and what you can do to support your teams and the sector through the second lockdown.

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