Mark Dawes

Disingenuous Reporting and The Dog With Five Legs

Some of you may be old enough to remember the Ronseal advert that had a very famous and well-remembered advertising slogan which was:

“It does what it says on the tin”.

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RRN Standards and BILD Act Certification – Are They Mandatory or Not?

RRN Standards and BILD Act Certification - Are They Mandatory or Not_

RRN Standards and BILD Act Certification – Is It Mandatory or Not? Many of you will be aware of the recent letter sent out by the RRN, CQC, HEE and Skills for Care, dated the 18th November 2020 and entitled ‘RE Certification of Training in Restrictive Practices’. A similar letter was also sent out in July 2019, which states: “From … Read more

Private Security Company Fined After an Employee Suffered Life-Changing Injuries Following Attack At a Young Offenders Training Facility

Private Security Company Fined After an Employee Suffered Life-Changing Injuries Following Attack At a Young Offenders Training Facility.

This is another example of someone receiving life-changing injuries because they were put in a lone working situation where there was a foreseeable risk that hadn’t been suitably controlled.

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School Refusal Phobia

School Refusal Phobia – What You Must Know Before Considering Using Physical Force On A Child Who Is Refusing To Enter A School

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Why Am I Doing This?

A question I have been asked a lot about this online offer is: “Why Am I Doing This? Why am I offering an online BTEC Level 3 Self-Defence Instructor Award Course?”

Well there are a couple of reasons.

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How I Made £350,000 From An £80 Investment

A True Story – How I Made £350,000 From An £80 Investment

Many years ago I was asked if I could provide training on a certain subject because the Health & Safety Executive had issued a number of improvement and enforcement notices on a Local Authority and if they didn’t meet the requirements in the notices they would be prosecuted.

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