Archive of: 2017

  • Ivor Smith

    by Ivor Smith

    17th Oct 2017

    Fifth Dimension Shortlisted for Prestigious Health & Safety Award

    We are delighted to be shortlisted for a sought-after award in recognition of our innovative approach to engaging people with health and safety.

    It was recently announced that we are a finalist in the Health & Safety category of the Original 106fm Pride of Aberdeen Awards.

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  • Jeff Burns

    by Jeff Burns

    28th Aug 2017

    Out of the Mouths of Babes

    Safety leadership from a 4 year old – TWICE IN 30 MINUTES!!!

    Read how my nephew put his pocket money where his mouth is and had the courage to intervene to help keep me and a complete stranger safe.

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  • Jeff Burns

    by Jeff Burns

    8th Aug 2017

    Beach Intervention - taking safety out of work.

    I am not the safety police and I don’t spend my life spoiling people’s fun. I hate preaching at people. It is difficult and awkward when we have safety conversations with people that we don’t know or are not in relationship with, yet because we care about people, we should never feel the pressure to shut up, ignore what we have seen and just walk away.

    Read on to find out how I intervened to take family out of danger.

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  • Ivor Smith

    by Ivor Smith

    24th Jul 2017

    Your Wedding – How To Make Sure It’s The Most Magical Day of Your Life

    With the average wedding now costing over £25,000, how can you make sure you include the magical ingredients that will make your wedding stand out from the rest?

    Read on to find out how to make sure you’re wedding is magical for you and your guests.

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  • Ivor Smith

    by Ivor Smith

    10th Jul 2017

    Conjuring up Creativity in the Work Place

    We were delighted when we recently received recognition for our creative approach to business at the Trend Awards by being Highly Commended in the Creative Award.

    As a company we have used magic as a visual aid to engage, energise, educate and entertain audiences at business presentations, training workshops and as a promotional tool for companies since we set up in business in 1999.

    Read how we can help engender creativity in your company.

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  • Jeff Burns

    by Jeff Burns

    2nd Jun 2017

    Britain’s Got Talent but Fifth Dimension gave them 4 X’s

    We often get asked why we aren’t on Britain’s Got Talent and the answer is that we could have been but have actually turned them down – not once but 4 times. Find out why.

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  • Ivor Smith

    by Ivor Smith

    15th Mar 2017

    Who is your favourite magician?

    During the 2016 tour of our Unbelievable show, we held a Q&A session at the end of each show. Obviously we couldn’t answer any questions about how we did our latest mind blowing miracles, but a popular question was ‘Who is your favourite magician?’

    Read on to find out the answer and why.

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  • Jeff Burns

    by Jeff Burns

    1st Mar 2017

    It’s good to talk

    In 1989 BT introduced ‘Beattie” to the UK public using the talented comedienne Maureen Lipman. The catch phrase for her matriarchal character was ‘It’s good to talk’.

    This approach remains a key tool that leaders can use to assess whether their safety culture is improving or not. Go out to where your people are working and ask them, talk with them. And if you genuinely care about what they think, they will tell you!

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  • Jeff Burns

    by Jeff Burns

    7th Feb 2017

    Safety - “Within 15 seconds you had everyone’s attention!”

    This was a comment from an engineering site worker who experienced our magically enhanced safety presentation recently. It made me reflect though on how important it is to engage everyone as early as possible.

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