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UK health and safety strategy launched

Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work, Penny Mordaunt has launched a new UK Heath and Work strategy, at a time when stress and musculoskeletal disorders account for around 80 percent of all working time lost due to illness. Stati...


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LinkedIn data breach threatens eLearning

When LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner announced in April 2015 that his company would be acquiring eLearning provider Lynda.com for $1.5bn, both companies would understandably have been delighted with the news. Founded just 20 years earlier, Lynda.com had ...


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NEBOSH Certificate pass rates published

International Workplace has just received examination results for the most recent cohort of students for the NEBOSH National General Certificate (NGC), which were above the national average. Results for the three examinations were as follows: ...


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New 2017 course prospectus

The 2017 International Workplace course prospectus is out, with dates for over 70 courses in the UK and internationally, and a growing range of eLearning courses including our IOSH-approved short course programme. This year has seen us expand ou...


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Contact details and seasonal opening hours

We have upgraded our telephone system and have updated our contact details. If you’re calling us from the UK you can reach us on 0333 210 1995; if you’re calling from outside the UK then the number is +44 333 210 1995. Our old pho...


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‘Manifestly inappropriate’ final written warning made dismissal unfair, says EAT

The recent case of Bandara v. British Broadcasting Corporation is a cautionary tale for employers that want to use a previously issued final written warning when dismissing an employee for a further act of misconduct. Bandara was employed by the ...