Employers falling short on safety

A recent survey has found that a quarter of employees working in hazardous job roles believe their employers aren’t doing enough to protect their health and keep them safe at

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To wait or not to wait, that is the question

“Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them?” (Shakespeare’s

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You’re not going out in that?!

I’m sure as teenagers we’ve all heard it before “you’re not going out in that?!” Maybe you’ve said it to your kids? Was it a sex pistols t-shirt, a mini

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HR & Investigations Department NOW LAUNCHED!

We are pleased to announce that we have now launched a specialist HR & Investigations department to complement our existing Employment Law and Health & Safety teams. We are now

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Union membership falls to an all-time low!

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has announced that the number of union members is at the lowest since records originated. Figures have shown that union membership decreased by 275,000

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Welcome to the Howarths HR department

We are pleased to announce that as of July, Howarths will be launching a specialist HR department to complement the existing Employment Law and Health and Safety teams. We will

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Co-op fined for customer death

Co-op fined for customer death Companies may provide resources to protect their employees; however where other groups are present within the workplace, additional resources and suitable control measures should be

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Pay & Reward: Your people are your profit but do you pay and reward your people properly and effectively?

Employee pay and reward are important factors to the success of an organisation in terms of attracting, retaining, engaging and motivating employees to become high performers. When implementing pay and

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Walking boots at the ready…

Howarths are taking part in a 15 mile walk on Sunday 21st May 2017 from Todmorden to Brighouse, along the canal to raise funds for The Howarth Foundation. The Howarth

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How suitable is your appraisal?

Conducting appraisals can be confusing. The different systems and stages involved can, on the face of it, seem like an over complicated method to review staffs performance. All the questions,

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