5 steps to working safely

Practical actions for businesses to take based on 5 main steps. Make sure you read all the guides relevant to your workplace. Each guide has specific actions for businesses to take based on these steps. Further guidance will be published as more businesses are able to reopen. 1. Carry out a COVID-19 risk assessment Before restarting work you should ensure …

Here we share an important update from the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum (FAAOF) and our awarding body Qualsafe Awards about the delivery of First Aid training and education in England.

On 21 May 2020, the FAAOF recommended that first aid training (other than absolutely essential first aid training) should not restart until after the government has changed the COVID-19 alert status to Level 3. Training must only take place where this is permissible in accordance with the UK Government and devolved administrations or regional restrictions. Where training takes place, we …

28 April 2020 Commemorating International Workers’ Memorial Day #IWMD20

Today is commemorating International Workers’ Memorial Day and The Chief Executive of The HSE, Sarah Albon shares an important and compassionate message.     “I believe firmly in our mission – that no-one should get ill, be injured or die because of work. And as I write this, I’m thinking about the key workers who are risking their own health and wellbeing …

Tidal Training Direct Ltd. Statement regarding First Aid Qualifications. Important COVID-19: Statement from HSE and DfE relating to certificate expiry.

 As the current situation with COVID-19 quickly develops and further to the Prime Minister’s Statement last night, we have brought together all the current advice from the HSE and our awarding body, Qualsafe Awards. While advice is changing quickly, we hope that this helps you to stay informed and make informed decisions. From the Health and Safety Executive and DfE …

Coronavirus COVID-19 Guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for employees, employers and businesses

It is important to share factual and accurate guidance and information in respect of Covid-19 and Coronavirus. All our information is sourced through the Department of Health and Social Care, Public Health England, the NHS and other government bodies. Here we share a Covid-19 guidance for employees, employers and businesses information on health care advice for employers and support the …

Circle to success

Circle to Success

We really enjoy being part of Circle to Success as Leader members. It gives us the opportunity to share our knowledge, skills and expertise with local companies and to increase our scope of impact here in Gloucestershire and throughout the South West. Circle 2 Success are sending all their staff on our monthly open Emergency First Aid at Work training course in Cheltenham as …

NCLB Awards group photo

The start of the year – and a new decade

The start of the year – and a new decade – have been a very busy at Tidal. Reflecting on 2019, between Tidal Direct and our founding company Tidal Training Ltd we trained nearly 16,000 staff up and down the country in neatly 100 subjects including First Aid, Falls Prevention, Learning Disability Awareness and Epilepsy. 2020 got off to a great start …

Ladies Day at The Isbourne

Our paramedic had a fantastic day sharing his wealth of first aid knowledge and experience at what’s been badged as Ladies Day at The Isbourne on 20 November! Our ever popular monthly open course in Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work to minimise interruption for businesses has welcomed staff from over 100 Gloucestershire businesses so far this …

We’re sponsoring No Child Left Behind Awards Cheltenham 2020

Click for more info To support No Child Left Behind in celebrating the hard work and achievements of Cheltenham throughout the Year of Action, we’re sponsoring the Awards in January 2020. We’re looking forward to shining a light on those that have made a difference to children and young people in Cheltenham throughout the year, especially those living in poverty …

Andy Lewis MBE visits Tidal HQ

It’s not everyday we have the opportunity to welcome a Paralympic World European Triathlon Champion and gold medalist at Tidal but that’s what happened a couple of weeks ago when Andy Lewis MBE from Bespoke Mentoring popped in to see us. Andy’s incredible skills and attributes are now being used to champion and support those wanting to achieve their goals. Andy’s expertise …