Retail Excellence Digital Media Platform

Welcome to your Digital Media Platform – a service that delivers high-quality training and company videos directly to your group and supply chain in an engaging, cost-saving manner. We combine expertise in compliance and advanced technology, and typically save over 50% in direct training costs and 80% in time spent learning, when compared to traditional […]

What Does Asbestos Look Like?

Asbestos is a fibrous mineral that comes in different colors and takes different structural forms. Six types of asbestos became commonly used in the 20th century, though at least a hundred other asbestiform minerals are found in nature. It is resistant to heat, electricity and chemical reaction. It fireproofs and strengthens, prevents chemical combustion and generally makes products […]

Asbestos in construction. What you need to know.

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was mined and incorporated into products to make them stronger and fireproof. It made products safer by preventing fire, but it unfortunately causes deadly health effects, including malignant mesothelioma and pulmonary disease. The construction industry used asbestos more than any other industry by making thousands of products with asbestos. Other […]

4 ways managers can prepare for pregnancy in the workplace

As a manager, pregnancy in the workplace can either seem like a big challenge or maybe it isn’t even on your radar; but it does mean having to make changes and preparations ahead of time. It means having to rethink your work environment, reassess how jobs are done, the office layout, delegation of tasks and […]

Tech Excellence Awards 2016

A great night was had by all at the Tech Excellence awards in Dublin. The excitement was hard to contain for many as host Matt Cooper’s voice boomed through the dining room announcing the nominees…and then boom!…the winners. Olive Group were thrilled we could be there and show our support as one of the event […]

Review of Learning Technologies 2016

This year’s Learning Technologies trade show has gone down a treat with us and those we spoke to at the show; a fantastic turnout of over 250 exhibitors and 7,500 visitors. Olive Group’s CEO Brendan Kavanagh delivered a stand out talk dispelling the myths and misconceptions surrounding the use of interactive video in elearning and dropping some […]

In Construction? Here’s why you need online Asbestos Awareness Training

Asbestos is a highly toxic fibre which can cause severe illness including the rare and incurable cancer, mesothelioma. Asbestos fibres are most toxic in a powder form when they become airborne and can be inhaled. The thin needle like fibres embed themselves in the lungs and it is there that they wreak havoc on the […]

Olive Group opens new office in India’s Technopark

Kailas Satheesan, Mingma Sherpa and Adarsh Kamaladharan cutting the ribbon at the brand new office Olive Group is pleased to announce that we have opened a new office in Kerala, India. The move is part of our ongoing expansion in the learning tech and rich-media sectors. Olive already employs more than 175 people worldwide and […]

How managers can solve the workplace claims epidemic

According to the Irish injuries Board the number of Personal injuries claims is increasing every year. The cost of claims has risen by 250% from €115 million in 2006 to just over €281 million in 2014. The Injuries Board has reported that there were 17,132 new claims made in the first six months of 2015 […]

The 4 Biggest Myths of Video Learning

The phenomenal growth of online video learning has opened up a world of potential to L&D professionals. Many businesses are now transforming their content, while others raise concerns around its implementation. Video are not the panacea, but this article looks to bust some of the myths associated with video in learning. Over the last few […]