New report into reporting harmful online content

The UK Safer Internet Centre has published ‘Through These Walls’, its annual report into harmful online content. The report sets out that 2020 saw a steep rise in harmful content during the coronavirus pandemic. It also highlights that more and more people are aware of how to identify and raise incidents with an official disputeContinue reading “New report into reporting harmful online content”

Safer Internet Day 2021

Today is Safer Internet Day and we’re sharing tips and advice on how you and your family can stay safe online. Globally, extremists use misinformation to influence, groom and recruit children and young and vulnerable people. And in the past 12 months, the coronavirus pandemic has really brought home to us how easy it isContinue reading “Safer Internet Day 2021”

Standing together against terrorism in our communities

At Training Now we take the safety and welfare of our apprentices seriously. Read how we support the Government’s Prevent strategy on our Safeguarding page. We also set out our commitment to providing an environment that values our apprentices, learners, visitors and staff. Our commitment to safeguarding We are committed to ensuring that you areContinue reading “Standing together against terrorism in our communities”

Staying safe online

Last year the BBC reported that people in the UK lost more than £190,000 a day as a result of cyber-crime. Police statistics show that 13,357 people in the UK reported cyber crimes over six months. Many had their social media and email accounts hacked. Tips for staying safe online A big part of staying safe onlineContinue reading “Staying safe online”

Suicide Prevention Day 2020: working together to prevent suicide

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and we’re being encouraged by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) to work together on mental health to prevent suicide. In 2018 deaths by suicide rose by 10.9% in the the UK. That meant that there were 6,507 suicides in the UK in 2018. Samaritans IASP is encouragingContinue reading “Suicide Prevention Day 2020: working together to prevent suicide”

Modern slavery is closer than you think

Modern slavery covers all forms of slavery, trafficking and exploitation. Trafficking includes transporting, recruiting or harbouring an individual with a view to them being exploited. Modern slavery crimes may involve, or take place alongside, a wide range of abuses and other criminal offences such as grievous bodily harm, assault, rape or child sexual abuse. DownloadContinue reading “Modern slavery is closer than you think”

Coronavirus: safety tips for survivors of domestic abuse

Domestic abuse isn’t always physical – it’s a pattern of controlling, threatening and coercive behaviour, that can also be emotional, economic, psychological or sexual. Abuse is a choice a perpetrator makes and isolation is already used by many perpetrators as a tool of control. Domestic abuse help and resources If you need help recognising theContinue reading “Coronavirus: safety tips for survivors of domestic abuse”