Fizz Training Academy Blog

Learning and development sits at the very core of what we do – and this is where we share our knowledge and experience for the benefit of everyone.

What is the Firework Code? How to enjoy Bonfire Night safely

29 October 2021

Whatever your plans might be this bonfire night it is worth understanding what the firework code is and following some simple health & safety advice for bonfire night.  While the festivities bring people together, fireworks can also run the risk of dangerous injuries including burns and scalds if not executed properly. Collectively, over the bonfire…

What Food Hygiene Certificate Do I Need?

24 September 2021

If you are starting out in the hospitality sector, you might be wondering what level of Food Hygiene training you require. If this sounds familiar, good news! This article will seek to explain where to start and what food hygiene certificate you will need for your workplace. The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme Under the Food…

Natasha’s Law: Understanding Food Safety and Allergens

24 September 2021

Are you ready for Natasha’s Law? In July 2016, Natasha Ednan-Laperouse bought an artichoke, olive and tapenade baguette from Pret a Manger in Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport. Halfway through her flight, Natasha developed a severe allergic reaction to the baguette. Tragically, Natasha died later the same day from the reaction. The inquest that followed…

How to Barbeque Food Safely

25 May 2021

I think we can all agree, we Brits love a BBQ! A glimpse of sunshine is the perfect excuse to wheel out the BBQ and invite friends over!   However, while we all look forward to making plans over the bank holiday it is also important to note with more food preparation occurring at home…

Back to Business, Are You Ready To Reopen Your Food Business?

6 April 2021

March 2020 will forever be known as the month when everything changed. Coronavirus revealed itself as a devastating foe that tore through the UK like a monsoon, devastating businesses and tearing thousands of our loved ones away from us far too soon. To control the spread of the virus, the freedoms we had long taken…

Top Tips For Food Safety At Home Over Easter

23 March 2021

I think we can all agree, much of Easter is centred on food!  Whether that be scavenging for chocolate on an Easter egg hunt, melting butter on toasted hot cross buns or eagerly awaiting a roast dinner over the extended weekend.  However, while we all look forward to indulging in food over the bank holiday…

What is a Food Hygiene Rating?

16 March 2021

At Fizz Training Academy, we understand what matters when it comes to Food Hygiene and what it takes for a business to improve their food hygiene rating.   The Food Hygiene rating scheme is widely recognised throughout the UK, and a lot of customers consider it as a deciding factor when choosing where to eat.  However,…

6 Things You Need To Consider Before Reopening Your Restaurant After Lockdown

2 March 2021

On the 22nd February 2021, our prime minister outlined what the road ahead might look like as we lift restrictions from the nation’s third UK lockdown.  For many of us, it gave a glimmer of hope as we now have something to look forward to while we enter the summer months.  However, The UK’s restaurant…

New Beginnings For The Fizz Training Academy

29 December 2020

Fizz Training Academy plans to enter 2021 with a fresh new approach to help businesses and individuals accomplish their training goals. Like many other businesses across the globe, 2020 was certainly not the year we had in mind. Despite this, we remained optimistic and saw the national lockdown as an opportunity to reflect and adapt…

Food Hygiene & Safety Advice to Follow this Halloween

29 October 2021

Make sure your Food Hygiene & Safety protocols aren’t something to fear this Halloween by following some of Fizz Training Academy’s easy tips and tricks! Whether you go Trick or Treating, host a spooky dinner for friends or throw a party, food will play an important part when indulging this holiday.  It is important to…

How to Improve a Low Food Hygiene Rating

19 August 2021

The Local Authority Food Inspector has paid a visit to your food business and disappointingly you have been awarded a low food hygiene rating.  So, you might be thinking…what next? In this instance, it is very natural to feel overwhelmed not knowing what should be done to help improve a low hygiene rating. However, should…

The Benefits of Food Safety Training

29 July 2021

With a lot of the hospitality sector reopening for the first time since the pandemic hit, businesses ought to consider the benefits of food safety training for their staff. Not only has the hospitality industry been closed down due to the pandemic, but according to Deputy data, the hospitality sector has also seen an employee…