Food Safety Logic Blog / Knowledge Hub

Here you’ll find useful information, news items and articles relating to Food Safety.

How to get your head around Food Safety Management Systems

If you are starting a new food business you will need a Food Safety Management System (FSMS) in place to make sure your business is legal. (This is sometimes referred to as HACCP).

With the closure of many types of business in retail, restaurants, cafes and pubs, to name a few, due to the coronavirus restrictions. Many people are now starting businesses from their kitchen table or small production units to make some money and keep their heads above water.

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How I am getting more organized in my business.

‘The Bullet Journal method will help you accomplish more by working less. It helps you identify and focus on what is meaningful by stripping away what is meaningless” (Carroll 2018)

Getting organized

When I started my food safety business 2 years ago I made a decision to write things down as that is how I remember information and collect my thoughts.

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Latest update for food businesses opening in Lockdown 3

Where are we now?

We are currently under Tier 4: ‘Stay at Home’ lockdown restrictions. This  has caused further disruption and issues for hospitality businesses particularly pubs and sit down restaurants. Food businesses that can stay open  must make sure they follow the current rules to make sure that they stay legal.

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Need a helping hand with your food business?

Business coaching is an essential leadership and management practice for all businesses and can be used at any time if you want to achieve a goal or solve a problem.

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Food Safety trends to watch out for in 2021

COVID 19 has dominated the food industry in 2020 and had a significant influence on some of the trends I highlighted at the beginning of the year. It is always interesting to review predictions particularly as when I wrote my BLOG  at the end of 2019 COVID was only just emerging. No-one could have predicted what has happened in 2020!

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Get your food business ready for 2021

Christmas is almost here and amid the anticipation of Christmas lunches and festive cheer (in small gatherings on the big day) there is also the added burden of tighter COVID restrictions.

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How a one hour food safety coaching session could help your business

Calling all food business owners

Would you like to learn about how to get food safety right in your business?

I can help you map out what steps you need to take to solve the food safety issues in your business and create an action plan to achieve your goals.

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What to do if you don’t know how to write a COVID risk assessment?

Every business owner needs to know how to do a COVID risk assessment to keep everyone who comes into their business safe.  Small business owners don’t  always write them down and legally you don’t have to unless you have more than 5 employees.

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How to get ready for the new local COVID alert levels

Countdown to Christmas

Lockdown 2 is drawing to a close. Unfortunately it is not the countdown to Christmas that most food businesses were hoping for.

There will only 24 shopping days to go from when the restrictions come into place on 2nd December 2020.

The usual Christmas office parties and gatherings won’t be taking place. Unless they are small gatherings and possibly outside in the lowest tiers. Unfortunately with the sub zero temperatures we have been experiencing lately this might not be an option!

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How I can help small food businesses stay legal.

Following the rules and staying legal is something all food business must do. But this can mean different things to different food business owners. It is up to each individual business owner to follow my advice and put in place the recommendations I make. For every business I work with, although I use standard templates that I have designed, the services and the total package delivered is bespoke to them.

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