Are you putting your staff at risk at work?

Hanging baskets should be banned because people bang their head on them. Paperclips are dangerous and therefore should be banned from all offices. You get the idea. There are plenty

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Is Natalie continually late to work?

There is very little more infuriating to an employer than an employee who is continually late for work. Every now and then is fine, that’s life, but when it becomes

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Is Sarah always browsing the internet at work?

We’ve all been there. You are walking through the office rushing to a meeting, up to your eye-balls in work-stress, and as you pass through, over a colleague’s shoulder as

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Is Andy always off sick on a Monday?

Often a tricky problem for employers to deal with. Is the employee genuinely sick, or are they taking a three day weekend after a heavy Saturday night? There are a

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How could Brexit affect the people you employ in your business?

I’ll get straight to the point; since the referendum in June 2016, there hasn’t been much action on the issue of how leaving the EU will affect employment law in

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5 ways HR saves your business money…

By reducing the chances of you recruiting the wrong people Many businesses waste precious resource recruiting the wrong people by not having a properly thought out recruitment process. Those responsible

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3 Beliefs That Are Crippling How You Communicate With Your Staff

I’ll start with a statistic. A recent survey by Salesforce found that a massive 86% of employees cite a lack of collaboration or ineffective communication for work place failures. If

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Body odour in the workplace!  – Handling difficult conversations

With the temperatures rising everybody dreads having those “difficult conversations” with employees about personal issues and there is nothing more personal than tackling an employee’s body odour! It’s one of

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HR in Yorkshire’s businesses: Have your say!

Here at Howarth’s, we’ve teamed up with the University of Huddersfield to help them deliver an exciting research project. The project is designed to gather the views of businesses just

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