Please find below a list of associated events.
29 September 2020 0800 - 12000 hours via zoom
Price: £68.00 inclusive of MHFA course workbook and literature and certificate Book here
This MHFA Mental Health Awareness training is delivered by MHFA practitioner Jennifer Rawlinson.
Jennifer has 13 years’ experience as a business leader and business coach and is an accredited MHFA practitioner. Jennifer provides education and training for the workplace to reduce the stigma around mental health and to create workplaces where individuals can flourish.
This training is essential for anyone who cares about the mental health of their teams, family or friends and indeed their own. Never before has the care of our mental health been more important. ‘Protecting mental health is central to recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and the social impacts are likely to outlast the physical symptoms of the virus’. Mark Rowland, CEO of Mental Health England
When: 29 September 2020, 14:00 - 15:00Where: Online Host: Harriet Cross, CoMoUK
2020 has seen a boom in cycling, with a 77% increase during the lockdown leading to positive behavioural and environmental changes. As bike share is accessible, affordable and flexible it can play an increasingly important role in Scotland’s green recovery. But how can we optimise bike share to improve the health of the nation, boost the environment and serve Scotland’s communities? You are invited to our second webinar in the Scotland Co-mobility series ‘Pedalling a Green Recovery’ where we will be exploring how we can unlock the potential of bike share in Scotland and giving a snap shot of the different types of schemes providing healthy, affordable and low carbon forms of travel in communities across the country.
A Q&A session will follow the presentation.
This webinar is for anyone who wants to learn more about:
To register to attend this webinar, click here to register. We look forward to seeing you there.
When: 07 October and 09 October 2020Where: online
Spread over the mornings of Wednesday 7th and Friday 9th October, the 2020 SRITC Convention will bring together members of the rural and islands transport community from across the world. Keeping to the spirit of the SRITC, the convention will be engaging, informative, interactive, and most importantly fun!
Recognising that the SRITC community is comprised of many Scots but also a highly energetic constituent from outside the country, thus the main theme on the virtual sessions on the 7th will be Scotland; Connected Islands and the 9th Scotland and Beyond. The Wednesday will focus on Island mobility and Scotland whilst the Friday session will be in supported by MaaS Scotland and cover topics such as MaaS, mobility hubs and smart villages. Timings will be finalised but provisionally Kick Off will be 0930-1300hrs on both days.
For more information or to register click here
Freight People is collaborating with Flourish in Mind to deliver this 4 x half day Mental Health First Aider Training.
7,8,14 and 15 October 2020 1000am – 1200 hours via zoom
Cost: £220 including MHFA workbook and certificate click here to book
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis.
The course has been professionally adapted to be suitable for online delivery. There are 4 live sessions and delegates need to be able to attend all 4 sessions to receive their Mental Health First Aider certificate. There are 4 self learning modules which need to be completed ahead of each live session (these should take no more than 2 hours each to be completed) and can be done at a time and pace that suits individuals. Delegates will receive their learning pack posted directly to their home address which includes a workbook, manual, action plan and certificate. On completion of all 4 live sessions and self-learning delegates will be certified as Mental Health First Aiders!
This course is perfect for line managers preparing for a return to the workplace to put them in a better position to support their people. It is also very relevant for individuals with an interest in the subject area to develop their knowledge; learn more about being proactive around mental health and wellbeing as well as supporting others who are struggling or in a crisis situation.
When: 14 October 08:30 - 18:00Where: Northamptonshire County Golf Club, Golf Lane, Church Brampton, Northants, NN6 8AZ
This meeting includes an 18 hole Stableford golf competition, 3 course dinner and prize-giving. There is an optional 9 hole competition starting at 0830 for those who wish to play more golf. The event will conclude with a 3 course meal and prize-giving. The meeting is partly sponsored by FPS and Artko. Apart from the main competition trophy prizes, there will be guest and other prizes. The County Golf Club (near Northampton) is a top-rated course and an excellent members’ golf club. The CILT Golf Society has held its Summer Meeting at Copt Heath Golf Club since 2014, rating it as another of our favourite events and an ideal opportunity to bring a guest.Cost: Golf Society Member £50.00 Non-Member £60.00 For more information or to book contact Brian Childs.The Clubhouse and surrounds have wheelchair access but not on the golf course. Golf buggies are available for hire from the Pro Shop for those with mobility issues.
20 October 2020 - via zoom 0800 - 1000hrs
Scott Gibbons, The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO)
Rodger Holden, Crimestoppers
Freight people is a community of people who work in the transport industry, who are passionate about safety and compliance, continuous development and discussing with likeminded people. We hold monthly meetings for individuals of any job role, age or skill set to discuss transport hot topics, share best practice, offer support and to create a network to educate, assist and collaborate in tackling and resolving industry issues. Each month there is a presentation on a topical subject and the opportunity to ask questions of our sponsors.
NaCTSO is a police unit that supports the 'protect and prepare' strands of the Government’s counter terrorism strategy. The unit supports a network of approximately190 counter terrorism security advisors (CTSAs) who work within local police forces as officers and staff. Their primary role is to provide help, advice and guidance on all aspects of counter terrorism protective security to specified industry sectors.
Scott Gibbons will be discussing the latest position with regard to counter terrorism, the UK threat level and the Government’s strategy around Protect and Prepare. Scott shall be talking with particular regard to crime prevention for the use of commercial vehicles as a weapon of distruction.
Crimestoppers is an independent charity that gives people the power to report crime 100% anonymously and confidentially. Crimestoppers works closely with a number bodies to tackle crime, including – British Transport Police, Border Force, Counter Terrorism, Insurance Fraud (Cheatline) and Modern Slavery (Human Trafficking)….. Rodger presented at our July forum and shall be returning by popular request
This morning breakfast meeting is a must for any vehicle operator concerned about the security of its business, fleet and drivers whilst on the road. Terrorism prevention is now part of the DVSA Earned Recognition scheme.
Mike Dawber from the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NaVCIS) will be giving his usual commercial vehicle crime update, including crime hotspots and types of crime. Attendees receive the latest NaVCIS report
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