News and legislation


HSE changes in first aid

From October 2013, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) updated the workplace regulations surrounding first aid. Find out how these changes affect you.


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First aid legal requirements

Every employer needs to provide first aid. We have made the small print easy to understand so you can determine the most “adequate and appropriate” training.


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Choosing a first aider

For many, first aid training is simply is a legal requirement. For us, we believe it is more than that. First aid is an enjoyable and fundamental life skill.


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First aid true stories

Everyday accidents lead to thousands of deaths each year, which could have been prevented. We highlight examples of how ordinary people do extra-ordinary things to save someone's life.


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Knowledge Zone

We are committed to providing you with the support you need. This includes providing the information you need to make an informed decision about what training is required.


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