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frontline care workers

The role of technology in keeping frontline care workers safe during crisis

Steve Sawyer, managing director of Access Health & Social Care, explains how technology is helping care providers to protect the safety of frontline care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
health and safety measures

COVID-19 health and safety measures

Nick Wilson, Director of Health & Safety Services at Ellis Whittam, discusses the health and safety measures businesses in public and private sectors must now adhere to in light of COVID-19 when it comes to both the workplace and employers’ responsibilities for staff working from home.
healthcare professionals

COVID-19: Who is looking after our healthcare professionals? 

Louise Hosking, Chartered Safety & Health Professional, Director, Hosking Associates Ltd, discusses what healthcare management and the government should be doing to support the wellbeing of healthcare professionals fighting on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis.
foster care

Lockdown abuse sees increase in children going into foster care

To find out about how the coronavirus lockdown is affecting the foster care system, MacNaught Digital spoke to the manager of the Bolton-based fostering agency Perpetual Fostering, Lisa Witter.
online tuition

Online grooming and the rise of online tuition

Due to COVID-19, there has been an explosion of online tuition but there is a crucial need for more stringent regulatory practices in order to safeguard students and parents. David McCarthy, Director of Education at Sophia Technologies, discusses here.
maintaining social distancing

Keeping elderly relatives safe whilst maintaining social distancing

AgeCo has compiled a list on how we can help our elderly relatives stay safe in the home whilst maintaining social distancing.
online victimisation

Reduce child online victimisation: What effective prevention programs have in common

Teaching children to foster safe and healthy relationships in social media environments is explored here by Marsali Hancock from the EP3 Foundation.
private tutors

Should banned ex-teachers be allowed to work as private tutors?

David McCarthy, Director of Education, Sophia Technologies, highlights what regulations should be in place for private tutors and why they are so important.
Online security

The importance of online security and privacy for children

Stuart Snape, Managing Partner, Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors, provides his expert thoughts on the importance of online security and privacy for children under 13, including the key role parents play in this vein.
fire safety, housing providers,

Housing providers must become insight-driven to increase fire safety

Mark Holdsworth, Director at Civica argues here that housing providers must become insight-driven to increase fire safety.
keeping children safe

Keeping children safe: Is the internet a friend or an enemy?

David McCarthy, Director of Education at Sophia Technologies, offers insight into how the internet can help develop and keep children safe, whilst highlighting what we should be wary of and what can be done to raise awareness.
safeguarding children

Safer Internet Day: Safeguarding children beyond the classroom

Simon Carter, Marketing and Propositions Director at RM Education, offers advice on how teachers and parents can safeguard children when using the internet.
Together for a better internet

Safer Internet Day: Together for a better internet

To celebrate this year's Safer Internet Day, several industry experts offer their advice to Open Access Government in support of the ‘together for a better internet’ theme.

Biometrics could be the solution to much needed porn block

David Orme, SVP, IDEX Biometrics ASA, discusses how biometrics could be the solution for online porn blocks to help better protect children.
health and safety practices

Are schools up to date with health and safety practices?

Alex Wilkins at iHASCO advises how the education sector can keep up to date with health and safety practices.
the borders

Turning data into actionable insight at the borders

As globalisation accelerates, our borders are becoming more difficult to manage. Here Ray Batt, Director, Border Security Programmes Europe, Unisys explores how we need to assess risk at the borders and how we trade in future.
tips for gas safety

Gas Safety Week: 6 expert safety tips for gas appliances

Here, Beckie Hatton, Product Manager, at Home Appliance Care shares her tips for gas safety and tells us how we can make sure we're staying safe.
safety of products, consumer confidence

Consumer confidence in the safety of products

Graham Russell, Chief Executive of the Office for Product Safety and Standards, explains why consumer confidence in the safety of products is at the core of what the organisation does.
energy theft amnesty, knife amnesty

More than half of UK public in favour of energy theft amnesty

Over 50% of UK residents would be in favour of an energy theft amnesty, according to a new poll of 1,000 people.
drone regulation

Sharing the skies: Drone regulation and security

Florent Abat, Drones & IoT Director, Gemalto, explores the challenges around drone regulation and provides an insight into how we can create a standardised, integrated and seamless way of managing the skies of the future.

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