GROW Training January 2022 Newsletter

GROW Training January 2022 Newsletter

GROW Training January 2022 Newsletter

Welcome to Grow Trainings Monthly Newsletter

Another year on, a new variant, high numbers with covid, it feels we are in the same situation as this time last year with covid but are we really? In GROW Training we are in a much better situation, we all play a vital role, it still lies in our hands, continue with hand washing, wearing of masks and social distancing is helping to restrict the spread of infections. It’s our Time to step up, hold Firm and we can beat this, Training is the key in keeping your staff and customers safe while moving the business forward.

When it comes to training or learning there’s always something new to learn, with many reasons why people choose to learn a new skill. Whether you’re picking up a hobby or starting a new career, fresh knowledge and skills will be acquired. And eagerly embrace the challenge because lifelong learning has a lot of benefits. Investing in your learning and self-development will not only help you stay ahead of the curve but maintain your relevance and to ensure your future career success.

We continue to work with you to ensure a safe and compliant return or in most cases continued work for you and your staff. As always, we are committed to providing you with excellent service and if you need any help, support or refresher courses contact us on info@growtraining or  give us a call on 0834014242 for more details From the Team here at GROW Training.  We are looking forward to a good safe and health year and wishing you all a happy, healthy and prosperous 2022.

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FEATURED COURSE – Your Personal Development

New Monthly promotion – Course price €25.00 – Discount Code #Janfb

Course Description – A key part of your progression within the adult social care sector will be focused on your personal development. In a number of sectors it is even a legal requirement to continue to develop your skills and knowledge and it is essential to ensure you are working to the most up to date standards and guidance. This course will start by looking at the way standards are set, monitored and regulated for social care organisations and workers. It then goes on to cover the codes of practice and legislation, reflecting on your work to ensure continued improvement, communication, feedback and much more.

Advantages – As this course covers a wide range of social care sector the course provides a strong basis to further build on with more training. Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life

Target Audience – This course is aimed at anyone looking to focus on your Personal Development and looking for career progression.

Further Progression –  Courses that would complement this one would be Duty of Care, Autism Awareness, Dementia Awareness, Diabetes Awareness can all be found in our health and social care section on our website

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Monthly Support Courses:

Developing A Workplace Mental Health Policy

Equality, Diversity and Discrimination

Check out all our course on Health and Social Care HERE

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Events and Campaigns 2021

(1st -31st ) Get Ireland Active       (17th-22nd) European Cervical Cancer Prevention

(2nd -17th) First Fortnight Mental Health Art & Culture Festival    (27th) Holocaust Memorial Day

(Jan/feb) KeepWell Campaign Healthy Ireland

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December 2021 Newsletter

Resilience and Recovery: HOLD FIRM

Christmas is a time for getting together with family, old and new friends to share in the festive cheer. With the “new era” of the pandemic the government are suggesting that Christmas 2021 will be ‘careful’ rather than cancelled.” We can see generally people are more nervous about going into large crowds, especially indoor events, all large Christmas parties been cancelled. So it’s now up to us to take personal responsibility and protecting ourselves sensibly. The responsible thing is to reduce in-person contacts to smaller groups, to wash hands regularly, to keep fresh air circulating in homes, to avoid crowds while shopping and to wear face coverings. Christmas still may feel a little different but we can still have plenty of that festive cheer while being mindful of Allergen awareness!.

We are looking forward to bringing you some NEW courses in the New Year both on-line (ADHD Awareness, Covid-19 Safe Workplaces, Developing A Workplace Mental Health Policy, Preparation for the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test and Preparing for a Job Interview) and in-classroom base with QQI accredited courses with in the health care sector. We will share more about these projects as they approach completion.

We continue to work with you to ensure a safe and compliant return or in most cases continued work for you and your staff. As always, we are committed to providing you with excellent service and if you need any help, support or refresher courses contact us on or 0834014242 give us a call for more details

From the Team here at GROW Training we Thank You for your business this year. May your Christmas be bright and happy and may all your Christmas wishes come true and as the big man himself would say Ho Ho Ho Merry Christmas

Events and Campaigns 2021


(1st)  World Aids Day                                                                                               (16-20) EU Action on Alcohol Week HSE

(3rd) International Day of Persons with Disabilities – CRC                            ( 19 ) International Men’s Health Day

(5th) Light up A Life – Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services Ireland             (10th) MS Ireland Christmas Jumper Day                                                                                         

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 FEATURED COURSE – Allergen Awareness

New Monthly promotion course price €25.00

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CPD, IIRSM, Gatehouse Awards & Institute of Hospitality Approved

Allergen Awareness Course Description –

Allergies occur when the body’s immune system reacts to a usually harmless substance as though it is harmful. Why this happens, isn’t clear. However, most sufferers come from families that have a history of allergies, or related problems. Every year, the number of people with allergies is increasing so having an awareness of potential allergens and why they can be harmful is becoming more important, particularly if you work in the service industry. This course covers general allergies, food allergies and food intolerances and explain the differences between them. It covers the 14 allergens controlled by legislation along with food additives and how they can trigger allergic reactions. It takes a detailed look at the symptoms of food allergies and takes in the wider picture discussing the current theories of why rates are increasing. It then finishes off by covering practical steps that can be taken to reduce the risk from allergens and also what steps can be taken both internally and externally to monitor the control measures

Allergen Awareness Target Audience –

This course is aimed at anyone working with food.

Advantages – Allergic reactions can have serious consequences so knowing which substances can cause them and how to avoid cross contamination is vital to anyone working in the food industry. Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective Further Progression – Our Food Safety level 2 courses go hand in hand with Allergen Awareness as they provide detailed information on food safety and hygiene practices. They are industry specific so more relevant than generic courses and should be completed by anyone who is handling food. For supervisors and managers in the food industry our Introduction to HACCP Level 2 course provides an in depth introduction to Hazard Analysis and managing critical control points so that food remains safe for consumption from farm to fork. As with many of our Health and Safety courses if candidates are undertaking this training it is likely that other subjects such as Fire Safety or Slips Trips and Falls will also be relevant to them.  All our courses are available on GROW Training

 Why food allergies matter

While preparing for one of our new courses in food allergens awareness it got me thinking. In today Society we want to be more informed, aware, educated and engaged with our food choices and what we are eating. Our health is so important to us these days but how much do we really know about Food Allergen awareness? How many people really know that a single peanut can mean life or death to some people or allergic reactions can make people very ill? With all the food trends and fads sometimes people with restricted diets due to food allergies and intolerants can be perceive as fussy when eating out and this be can further from the truth. Some allergies are more commonly develop early in life, while others typically develop in later life. While there is no cure for food allergies some children can outgrow their allergies as they get older. For sure food allergies are unpredictable, they can appear out of the blue be or be life-long. The only way someone can avoid getting ill is to make sure they don’t eat the foods they are allergic to.

The phrase ‘You Are What You Eat‘ means that it is important to eat good food in order to be healthy and fit. Food that you eat affects your health, your energy level, your mood, even your behaviour so now think what it dose to you when you have an allergies and intolerants. Cooking with food allergies or intolerances in everyday life can be difficult and eating out can leave you feeling scared, anxious, confused or overwhelmed.

Food Allergies on the Rise……

Research has shown that Peanuts the most common causes a food allergy to cause fatal or near fatal reactions have trebled since 1995 in Ireland and the causes are not clear. They are more common in children than adults and appear to be increasing in frequency

But the thinking is they may be partly genetic as the conditions often run in families and vary from area to area.

Findings from Dr Hazel Gowland “There have been as many cow’s milk allergy fatalities as there have been peanut allergy fatalities in the UK, says leading patient advocate Dr Hazel Gowland in our latest Food Safety podcast on milk allergy and intolerance”

Lifestyle Choices……

Also we need to look at the way we live and the choices we make with the food we consume. Because of our fast pace of life, less than half an hour for lunch, eat,  back to work, home late, eat, a high percentage of the food we eat is processed and made in a factory, it’s no wonder we have no time for cooking from scratch. Or is the question how many know what cooking from scratch is. All kinds of additives are added to foods for many different reasons and mainly of or convenience, eating things that are bad for you, the body will react, how can you not suffer? Basically, our bodies are reacting to the way we eat and live.

Which foods are associated with food allergy and food intolerance? These are 14 Foods Listed in EU Legislation

These foods are easy to identify when they are sold separately. However, they may be less obvious as ingredients in a food product as they can come in many forms or menu item which is where the problem can lay for many who have allergies when buying food or eating out. When eating out you rely on the person making the food or waiting on you to have some knowledge of food allergies and that’s were all the feel go into over drive was it worth the hassle!


The Body’s Warning Signal

What is a food allergy it’s when our immune system causes     Body part affected –  Physical reaction an adverse reaction to specific proteins found in food. How can I tell if someone has a food intolerance, allergies, sensitivities or coeliac disease?  Symptoms are usually not immediate and tend to be less severe with intolerance, sensitivities, coeliac than those associated with an allergic reaction.

The range of symptoms vary from moderate, such as tingling in the mouth and a skin rash, degree of sneezing, wheezing, rashes, brain fog, joint pain, nausea, bloating, diarrhea, or another symptom, to life threatening, such as a severe swelling of the throat that makes it difficult to breathe known as anaphylaxis. Understand food reactions can be challenging to understand although common. While finding the food triggers or causes of the allergies can be difficult and time-consuming. The benefits are worth the time and effort.

What’s the difference?……..

Do we know the difference between food allergies, intolerance, sensitivities or coeliac disease?

Food allergies

A true food allergy has a more severe reaction, were the body’s immune system, has a extreme response against a seemingly harmless substance — in this case, food. Peanuts or seafood would be the common example, where just a trace can trigger a potentially life-threatening reaction, difficulty breathing and low blood pressure. Carrying an EpiPen (deliver medicine quickly and effectively) in case of accidental ingestion or even contact with the food in question is essential and can be lifesaving. Reading ingredient labels needs to be a given as a daily routine

Food intolerances

A food intolerance is having difficulty digesting certain foods due to a lack of an enzyme needed to break down the food, having an unpleasant physical reaction to them. It doesn’t involve the immune system it triggers a digestive response so there is no allergic reaction and is non-life-threatening. The symptoms happen gradually after eating a sizeable amount, such as bloating and tummy pain which generally happens a few hours after eating the food. Many different foods, additive, chemical or contaminant in food can cause intolerants. Food intolerances are manageable, try an elimination diet; stop eating the food for a while (about two to four weeks) and then reintroduce small amounts keeping an eye on how much you can eat without causing symptoms.


Celiac disease

Celiac disease is not a true allergy. Gluten causes an auto-immune, complex inflammatory reaction that damages the gut that can make people with coeliac disease very sick. Gluten is found in a variety of grains. Its not life-threatening problem but continuous or prolonged ingestion can cause diarrhea, weight loss, and malnutrition. It can cause bloating, pain and stomach upset in people who are gluten intolerant.

A study was undertaking by Dr. Sheila Crowe professor of gastroenterology of the digestive tract and its disorders at the University of Virginia, Mar 16, 2018  her finding stated that “Celiac disease is most common in the Irish population” due to being predisposed to specific genes involved in autoimmune diseases. Also according to the Coeliac Society of Ireland – While coeliac disease affects just 1pc of the population, up to 13pc are thought to have gluten intolerance. They also says around one in 100 Irish people has coeliac disease, but “for each person diagnosed, there are likely to be 5-10 people who remain undiagnosed”

The only solution to this problem is to avoid gluten, many processed foods also contain gluten so reading ingredient labels highly advisable. Preventing cross-contamination is imperative and can be a very challenging for people with celiac disease and food business

Food sensitivities

If you have a food sensitivity the reaction is triggered by the digestive system and not the immune system, non-life-threatening.  There are a wide and highly individualistic symptoms, but some signs that may point to a food sensitivity include, including joint pain, stomach pain, fatigue, bloating, migraines, diarrhea, rashes, and brain fog. Gluten is probably the best-known trigger of food sensitivities.

Food sensitivities are on the rise and generally go undiagnosed, affecting our health and moods. After eating the trigger food symptoms can be delayed for a few days unlike a true food allergy. This is why people can go a lifetime without ever knowing they have a food sensitivity due to the delayed reaction times and vague symptoms that look like common illnesses. Food reactions, especially sensitivities, can also fade away with time as our immune systems, and the gut microbiome are continually changing. The best approach to manage food sensitivity is to adopt a short-term elimination diet.

Check out our Food Allergy Course or Call Deborah for more information

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November 2021 Newsletter


Resilience and Recovery: HOLD FIRM

Welcome to our November 2021 Newsletter.  Looking out from our Training Centre you can see the trees change to their beautiful autumn colours, and the weather as yet not turned too cold. The fallen leaves from the trees, the birds leave, there seems to be a kind of sadness in the air, but it is a time to slow down, get cosy, take a deep breath and take stock. We are a very resilient nation, so continue to emphasize wearing PPE, social distancing and training, is the key in keeping your staff and customers safe while we keep moving forward.


Our featured course this month is Diabetes Awareness since prediabetes and type 2 diabetes may be prevented or delay the onset of the condition. Raising diabetes awareness can educate people on possible symptoms and ways to reduce their individual risk. Healthy eating and more active lifestyles can ward off type 2 diabetes induced by being overweight. Learn to love food in a way that does not compromise your health, or your taste buds!. Keep an eye out for these foods there greatly increase your risk of diabetes highly Processed Carbohydrates (breads, bagels, pastries, breakfast cereals, more) Saturated and Trans Fats (snacks and salty snacks such as potato chips, sticks, cookies, pizzas, margarine, cereal bars or hamburgers) and Red and Processed Meats. Check out our monthly course with our special price.

Call Deborah for more details At Grow Training. We continue to work with you to ensure a safe and compliant return or in most cases continued work for you and your staff. As always, we are committed to providing you with excellent service and if you need any help, support or refresher courses contact us by email or 0834014242.

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   Virtual Academy

FEATURED COURSE – Diabetes Awareness

 New Monthly Promotion Course Price €25.00

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A very different course. With all new techniques very good. Friendly and informative and very well explained to us.


Course Description – Diabetes is a serious lifelong health condition that occurs when the amount of glucose, or sugar, in the blood is too high. If left untreated, high blood glucose levels can cause serious health complications. Diabetes can develop in anyone at any point in their life although there are certain groups and age ranges where it is more common. There are a range of symptoms that could indicate that someone had Diabetes, these range from excessive thirst to feeling more tired than usual. It is believed that up to 26% of residential and nursing home residents have Diabetes so being able to recognise the symptoms and knowing how you can help them to manage the condition is essential.

Target Audience – This course is aimed at people working in the health and social care sector and will provide an overview of the condition, the common symptoms that might indicate someone has diabetes, methods of diagnosis, some possible treatments and common complications that can affect those with the condition

Advantages – Recognise the symptoms and knowing how you can help them to manage the condition is essential. CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves. Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective

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Monthly Support Courses:

Mental Health Awareness CPD Approved

Drug and Alcohol Awareness CPD Approved

Safeguarding Children CPD Approved

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– Further Progression –

Other health and safety courses that could be useful, Allergen awareness or Nutrition and Hydration and more. Check out our full range of HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE courses on HERE


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Newsletter October 2021

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Issue No. 18 | October 2021

GROW Training Oct 2021

 Near Normal! Written by Deborah Fortune | Resilience and Recovery: HOLD FIRM

Welcome to the GROW Training Newsletter – As the typical October winter weather has started to make a return, with shorter day light and more rainy days we will begin to see more and more cars return to the road. Unfortunately, it’s a time when accidents happen with the dark wet days kids, in their excitement, tend to get careless while crossing streets. Therefore, it is important for parents to teach their children basic road rules and make them more aware. Motorists should also take extra precautions. There is also a higher risk of fire accidents as people start to light fires and also Halloween approaches again safety and Basic Fire Safety Awareness is important.

Our featured course this month is Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes but fire safety is not just for care homes. Did you know that your smoke detector makes different sounds chirp and a beep but what do they mean? Well there is a big difference and we want to emphasize the importance that we all need to know the difference. “Hear the chirp, change your battery. If you hear the beep — three beeps, an activation — that’s a true fire alarm”. A sample fire escape plan that all the family know can saves lives for example what to do and meeting point . Part of that plan should include a working smoke and carbon monoxide detector and a functional fire extinguisher and let hope we never have to use on plan. Check out our monthly course with our special price.

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Give us a call for more details on Grow Training courses.  We continue to work with you to ensure a safe and compliant return, or in most cases continued work for you and your staff.

As always, we are committed to providing you with excellent service and if you need any help, support or refresher courses contact us on or 0834014242.


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Events and Campaigns October 2021

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  • 1st International Day of Older Persons
  • Oct 8-Nov 8 MS Readathon Multiple Sclerosis Ireland of  IRE
  • 8th World Hospice and Palliative Care Day
  • 10th World Mental Health Day
  • 15th Denim Day for Dementia – The Alzheimer Society
  • 16th Abseil for Asthma – Asthma Society of Ireland
  • 16-22 International Infection Prevention Week


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Health and Safety in a Care Setting

New Monthly promotion course price €25.00

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CPD Approved – CPD, IIRSM & Gatehouse Awards Approved

Course Description – Current legislation, The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, applies to all workplaces regardless of the number of employees and requires employers to provide adequate training in fire awareness for all members of their staff. Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace. It will provide candidates with a general understanding of basic fire awareness including what should be done in the event of a fire, how to prevent a fire occurring and a basic introduction of the protocol of extinguishing a fire.

Target Audience – This course covers the same content as the Basic Fire Safety course with additional content tailored specifically for employees that work in care homes

Advantages – It is a cost effective way for employers to fulfil their legal obligation to provide their employees with the necessary understanding of fire awareness.

Further Progression – Other health and safety courses that could be useful, Fire Extinguisher or Fire Marshal for Care Homes. Note these courses are very beneficial for personal situation also cheek out our courses HERE

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The trainer, Deborah was very helpful and very patient with us she had a lovely understanding. She taught us a lot and I found all the training very useful. Thank you 




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GROW Training Newsletter Sept 2021

Newsletter September 2021

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GROW Training Newsletter Sept 2021

Near Normal!

Newsletter September 2021

Written by Deborah Fortune


Resilience and Recovery:

While a lot of things have changed in the last two years, the end of the summer will once again see September bring its familiar traits, but the question facing many employers will it bring with it the familiarity of a return to the workplace? The answer is we are close to “near normal” and with September being synonymous with new beginnings and learning. We need to look at upskilling or reskilling as one of the best solutions in keeping up with the demands of an evolving job market and whatever changes Covid has left us with. For individuals, learning helps to broaden horizons and encourage self-development. With this new knowledge, they may be able to identify new opportunities for your organization or identify more efficient ways of working. Positive attitudes towards learning are important drivers, to improve performance, motivate and can lead to new opportunities in the future. The world is so big and yet so small it’s important you know everything you need to know to be successful in this world.

GROW Training provide over 100 e-learning courses for a range of sectors, also we have a mix of face-to-face and online learning a blended approach. Smaller classes such as seminars, tutorials and group classes were delivered as normal but with extra safety measures in place. Check out our monthly course on Health and Safety in a Care Setting below with our special price.

Give us a call for more details at Grow Training. We continue to work with you to ensure a safe and compliant return or in most cases continued work for you and your staff. As always, we are committed to providing you with excellent service and if you need any help, support or refresher courses contact us on or 0834014242.

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Featured Course – Health and Safety in a Care Setting

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Course Description –  Care settings differ from other workplaces because they are not only places of work; they are also homes for their residents. They should be places where the dignity and freedom of the residents is respected, and where everyone’s health and safety is managed effectively. To achieve this, everyone involved must understand their responsibilities. This course discusses the legislation that applies to care homes, the responsibilities of management and employees and looks at developing systems of work. It also covers what to do in some common hazards you might encounter as well as some Emergency situations. It concludes by discussing some aspects of the work environment and staff welfare

– Audience – This course is aimed at anyone working in the care sector and should act as an introduction to health and safety in their place of work.
– Advantages – As this course covers a wide range of health and safety situations the course provides a strong basis to further build on with more training. CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves..
– Further Progression – Other courses in our Health and Social Care suite compliment this one and when combined can form the basis for the candidates work towards achieving their Care Certificate Check out our full range of HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE courses on

To avail of this offer email with Code #SeptNews

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GROW Training News 2021

1th-31th       Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Irish Cancer            17th            World Patient Safety Day

8th                International Literacy Day                                                      21th            World Alzheimer’s Day

10th              World Suicide Prevention Day                                                27-Oct       Positive Ageing Week

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GROW Training Newsletter July 2021

Welcome to the Grow Training Newsletter.  We are now in the Recovery phase and as July brings confirmation that 5,823,806 doses of vaccine have been administered to the adult population. 72% are now fully vaccinated, we can breathe a large sigh of relief.

The government continues a cautious approach with the next phase of reopening due to the Delta wave. Leaving many people frustrated and annoyed but we need to #HoldFirm through this phase. We are a very resilient nation, so GROW Training continue to emphasize wearing PPE, social distancing and training.  This is the key in keeping your staff and customers safe while moving the business forward.

Newsletter Featured Course

Our featured course this month is Cyber Security, after the recent cyber-attack on the HSE computer systems – by far the largest, most disruptive example in a long line of hacker strikes on Irish business in the recent past. Cyber-security is a challenge for businesses at every level and when they happen, they happen quickly. A cyber-attack can maliciously disable computers, steal data, or use a breached computer as a launch point for other attacks. For most victims of a cyber-attack, it can take somewhere between the two to four week or in unusual cases, it can take months to recover, loosing data even closing businesses.  To check out the course Click HERE

Password SecurityGROW Training Password Security

Are we adequately prepared for the Hacker? 11% of the world’s population still use 1234 as their password! Changing your passwords regularly on all devices is something you can schedule.

• You should avoid using common words and character combinations in your password. Be aware that phrases like “mypassword”, simple digit combinations like “1234”, predictable character sequences like “qwerty”, Birthdays, Pets names ect – are terrible password choices.
• Opt for longer passwords – make sure to use at least eight characters. If your password includes three random words, a few digits, and a few symbols – that’s a perfect combination.
• Don’t use the same password across different accounts and platforms. If you find it challenging to remember lots of different passwords, use a password manager. This is one of the most basic security measures you can put in place yourself to protect your personal and business data from cyber-attacks.

Email SecurityGROW Training Email Security

Knowing what to look for when you receive a malicious email (known as phishing) The Covid-19 outbreak has led to a significant rise in phishing email scams. In the first month of the coronavirus lockdown, the number of phishing emails sent globally increased by 667%.  So you should be careful about clicking on attachments or links in any email that looks suspicious…. unlike this Newsletter!

Here is how you can detect phishing email:
• Don’t trust emails sent from a public email domain like and Remember that every legitimate organization has its own email domain and company accounts. For example, legitimate emails from LinkedIn include “”.
• Check whether the domain name is spelled correctly.
• Spot grammatical and spelling errors in the text. As a rule, phishing emails are poorly written.
• Don’t open attached files you didn’t expect to receive. If you have received an email with an attached PDF file that claims to be an invoice from a person you are not familiar with, don’t click on it.
• Don’t trust messages that create a sense of urgency. Scammers tend to use this psychological trick to make people click malicious links.
• Use secure email providers for data and communication protection.

These are just two things we can do to help protect our business and personal information. Read more about password security from Cybernews HERE 


Remote Working Safety

Here’s a few basic tips for remote workers that can go a long way in enhancing the overall security posture of your organisation.
• Choose Strong Passwords. Passwords provide the first line of defence against unauthorized access to your devices and personal information.
• Install Updates. … to ignore those little pop-up windows that tell you that software updates are available for your device. Once you get such a notification, be sure to install the latest software as soon as possible. Timely software updates (including antivirus updates) help patch security flaws and safeguard the computer system.
• Keep your devices separate – So if your employees use a device provided by the business, make sure that they use it only for work. Encourage them not to use it to watch their favourite TV shows or buy tickets for vacations.   These things must be done on personal devices. Vice versa is true too. Don’t use your personal tablet or PC for work because it lacks proper security.

By following this simple rule, you will minimize cybersecurity risks and prevent sensitive business data as well as your personal data from being stolen.  Hope you found this Newsletter helpful.

Call Deborah for more details from this Newsletter and on how we can help to protect your Business.

We continue to work with you to ensure you and your Team are safe and compliant. As always, we are committed to providing you with excellent service and if you need any help, support or refresher courses contact info@growtraining or 0834014242.  Check out our Business courses HERE