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Do I need an employer reference to get a CSCS card?

Do I need an employer reference to get a CSCS card?

Job applications can be difficult when they ask for an employer reference or work experience. How can you get your first reference if someone doesn’t hire you? It can be an infuriating never-ending cycle. But one way you can improve your CV and showcase some kind of work experience without an actual job role is getting a CSCS card.

Do I always need my SIA Licence with me when I work?

Do I always need my SIA Licence with me when I work?

It’s really important to hold a valid SIA licence if you work in the security industry, whatever your profession in the sector. Working without one means you are working illegally and can face numerous penalties which range from a hefty fine to a prison sentence. But what if you have a valid licence and don’t have it with you when you’re at work?

Can I get a CSCS card with no qualifications?

Can I get a CSCS card with no qualifications?

A CSCS card is absolutely necessary to work legally in a construction environment. It greatly increases your chances of employment, and means you can work safely. There are a range of skills needed in order to get a CSCS labourers card, which means you need a qualification to prove you have these skills and can work efficiently.

Is an Irish Security Licence the same as a SIA Licence?

Is an Irish Security Licence the same as a SIA Licence?

Security licences vary slightly from country to country so, when moving, it’s important you check that your licence is still valid before you start any employment that requires it. If you’re coming over to England from Ireland, your Irish Security Licence will not be usable and vice versa. Here are the main similarities and differences between the two and what you can do about it.

How Many First Aiders Does a Workplace Need?

How Many First Aiders Does a Workplace Need?

Providing a safe environment for both staff and members of the public should be a top priority for any business. One key way to ensure a safe workplace is to make sure you have enough first aiders on site at all times. The exact number of first aiders you need will depend on the kind of business who have, the number of people you employee and how many sites you operate. While there are no hard and fast rules, here are some guidelines that can help you.