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Display Screen Equipment Awareness Course
Online

Merton Chamber launches a suite of affordable online training to support employers in meeting their legal duties

Merton Chamber of Commerce are pleased to provide a package of online training that employees can carry out online in the workplace, at home and can also be done under furlough rules.  Some will also support your staff in working safely from home.

All courses are certified and are completed online.

Certificates will be issued upon completion.

Additional courses available upon request.

Contact info@mertonchamber.co.uk if you want more information.

Working from home?  Is your PC or laptop set up correctly?  This Display Screen Equipment Awareness course is aimed at users of display screen equipment.

DSE is a term that covers a wide range of equipment. If it is not set up correctly, users are at increased risk from certain disorders. As an employee, you share the responsibility to keep people safe at work. That means undergoing relevant training and ensuring that rules are followed.

Course price: £35

 

Click here to book.

Fire Marshal Course
Online

Merton Chamber launches a suite of affordable online training to support employers in meeting their legal duties

Merton Chamber of Commerce are pleased to provide a package of online training that employees can carry out online in the workplace, at home and can also be done under furlough rules.  Some will also support your staff in working safely from home.

All courses are certified and are completed online.

Certificates will be issued upon completion.

Additional courses available upon request.

Contact info@mertonchamber.co.uk if you want more information.

The main outcome of this Fire Marshal training course is to provide you with the knowledge to carry out the functions of a fire marshal.

Please note, this course also contains all of the content in the Basic Fire Awareness and Fire Extinguisher courses.

Course price: £35

 

Click here to book.

Emergency First Aid at Work Refresher Course
Online

Merton Chamber launches a suite of affordable online training to support employers in meeting their legal duties

Merton Chamber of Commerce are pleased to provide a package of online training that employees can carry out online in the workplace, at home and can also be done under furlough rules.  Some will also support your staff in working safely from home.

All courses are certified and are completed online.

Certificates will be issued upon completion.

Additional courses available upon request.

Contact info@mertonchamber.co.uk if you want more information.

 

Emergency First Aid at Work Course – Online Annual Refresher

This Emergency First Aid Refresher course will highlight some of the most common situations that you might come across and the actions that you can take to help. This is the perfect follow up if you have already undertaken one of MCC’s Emergency First Aid at Work courses.

Course price: £35

 

Click here to book.

Mental Health Awareness Course
Online

Merton Chamber launches a suite of affordable online training to support employers in meeting their legal duties

Merton Chamber of Commerce are pleased to provide a package of online training that employees can carry out online in the workplace, at home and can also be done under furlough rules.  Some will also support your staff in working safely from home.

All courses are certified and are completed online.

Certificates will be issued upon completion.

Additional courses available upon request.

Contact info@mertonchamber.co.uk if you want more information.

 

What is the difference between mental health and mental illness? This course covers the symptoms of a number of the most common mental illnesses so you will know what to look out for or what to expect if you are working with someone with one of these conditions.

As well as providing some practical advice on how you can work effectively with those affected by these conditions.

Course price: £25

 

Click here to book.

Merton Best Business Awards Cancelled

 

On 22nd May 2020 the Merton Chamber Board of Directors, in consultation with Award sponsors, made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Awards. The Awards will return in March 2021 to celebrate everything that is good about business in Merton.

 

Diana Sterck, CEO of Merton Chamber of Commerce, explains the decision

“Cancelling the Awards this year is a big disappointment to us and our sponsors and I know for all potential business applicants. The decision was not taken likely and we have held off making it for as long as we could. We launched the Awards two days before we went into Lockdown in March 2020 and were always hopeful that the country would recover much more quickly from the COVID-19 pandemic than has been the case. We want the Awards to be relevant, timely and appropriate for all business sectors and, because of the pandemic and the challenges faced by many sectors, we have made the decision that our energies need to go into supporting business as we come out of Lockdown and into recovery”.

 

The Merton Best Business Awards is Merton Chamber of Commerce’s flagship event. It will return in 2021 to celebrate the amazing achievements of local businesses.

 

To find out more about Award winners and sponsors please visit www.mertonbestbusiness.co.uk

 

How You Can Help to Support Local Charities and Change Lives

Merton Giving, a charitable partnership between Merton Chamber of Commerce and Merton Voluntary Services Council and supported by Merton Council, is celebrating its first birthday. Since its launch, the business community has responded incredibly to help local causes with cash donations to the Merton Giving Fund and/or non-monetary in-kind support totaling in excess of £60,000.  To continue its work, Merton Giving Week is back for 2019.  In its second year the week marks a dedicated focus on fundraising to help grow the Merton Giving Fund to provide financial support to charities working locally.

 

“CSR is increasingly important for businesses and we like to encourage businesses in Wimbledon to give to their local community, encouraging their staff to develop a meaningful relationship with local charities. Merton Giving provides a structure for this and Love Wimbledon is proud to support this initiative”.

– Helen Clark Bell, CEO, Love Wimbledon 

 

Businesses, community groups and residents across the borough are invited to join in and do whatever takes their fancy during Merton Giving Week, 2nd to 8th December 2019, to raise money to help grow the Merton Giving Fund.

 

For more information about how you can take part visit Merton Chamber of Commerce.