Archives

HR and Disability Discrimination

Despite the advancements in workplace diversity and inclusion, tackling disability discrimination remains a pressing challenge.   While the Equality Act 2010 mandates employers to establish reasonable adjustments for individuals with disabilities,...

Right to Work: Get it Right

Right to Work: Get it Right. With the fines for non-compliance set to triple this month, now is the time for businesses to review their Right to Work practices. All...

What does a fair Employer look like?

Being attractive as a company means having a high level of appeal to potential future employees and being able to retain existing staff in the long term. But what exactly...

New Year, New Rules: What’s coming up in Employment Law in 2024?

Several major changes in Employment Law have been announced recently, and there are many more in the pipeline expected throughout 2024. Keeping up to date with legal changes is crucial...

Risk Assessment – How do I know I have done enough?

Health and Safety Advisors often get asked how much detail I need to go into in my risk assessments…. how do I know I have done enough? The answer is...

In Memory of Mavis Nye 1942 – 2023

In memory of Mavis Nye 1941 – 2023. At Howarths we are saddened to hear that Mavis Nye has recently passed. Mavis Nye was diagnosed with incurable asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma...

HR Focus on Artificial Intelligence

HR Focus on Artificial Intelligence AI has long threatened to disrupt the people-focused world of HR, but with rapid developments and the adoption of platforms such as ChatGPT (which can...

HR Focus on Neurodiversity in the Workplace

What is Neurodiversity? The word is derived from two parts - neurological and diversity.   It is a term used for lots of different people who have different thinking or communicating...

Howarths appointed to support Carrs Pasties £15m growth plans

HR, employment law and health and safety consultancy Howarths has been appointed by a pasty maker that counts DJs Sara Cox and Chris Evans among its customers. Carrs Pasties has...

HR Focus on Stay Interviews

What is a Stay interview? A stay interview is a method that can be used by management to measure job satisfaction and the morale of current employees. You may already...