Podcast 93: Writing controls-based procedures during the lockdown

In this episode of the Cherryleaf Podcast, we look at writing controls-based procedures during the lockdown. Transcript: Hello and welcome to the Cherryleaf Podcast. We’re back. We had a little break over the summer. We spent it updating some of the courseware for our training courses. We had a break just to refresh ourselves. I… Read more »

New checklists and guides to help you when you are writing policies and procedures

We’ve created some additional resources to help you when you’re writing policies and procedures. These include a guide and a checklist to help you get started with writing a new policy. They highlight the key information that should be in every policy, and help you get over “writer’s block”. There’s also a checklist to help… Read more »

Making Fire and Rescue Service policies and procedures consistent with the National Operational Guidance Programme

Fire and rescue services in the UK have an opportunity to improve their policies and procedures by building on the National Operational Guidance Programme (NOG) that is now produced centrally by The National Fire Chiefs Council’s Fire Central Programme Office. The Fire Central Programme Office has described NOG in this way: Operational guidance is what… Read more »

Creating training exercises for a Covid-19 spatially-distanced classroom

We’ve been adapting our policies and procedures writing course for the current Covid-19 training environment, and we’re now ready to deliver it in two different ways: The delegates and the trainer(s) all work from home, and the course is delivered online. The delegates are in a spatially distanced classroom, and the trainer(s) delivers the course… Read more »