Upskilling your managers – how important really is it?

Upskilling your managers – how important really is it? Last month I presented an ILM accredited management training course to the managers of a multimillion-pound business. As is often the

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Employer defence failed because equality and diversity training was “stale”

Employer defence failed because equality and diversity training was “stale” In a very recent Tribunal case (Allay (UK) Ltd v Gehlen UKEAT/0031/20 (4 February 2021), where a colleague of the

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Green contracts of employment

Green contracts of employment As a small business, it is often difficult to know how to make a dent in the effort to reverse the effects of climate change on

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When it comes to workplace culture, actions speak louder than words

When it comes to workplace culture, actions speak louder than words   As I reach 10 years at Howarths, with seven as Managing Director, I sense I am really starting

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Welcome to #TeamHowarths, Anna!

  Welcome to the team Anna Schiavetta!   Bringing some Italian flair to Cleckheaton, Anna joins our advisory team as an Employment Law Solicitor with the sole focus of supporting

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Why Communicating Regularly With Staff Is So Important In Business

Why Communicating Regularly With Staff Is So Important In Business The last three months has been one huge change. But I must admit, part of me has relished it. It

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What Is the Difference Between a Leader and a Manager? Or Do You Have to Be Both?

What Is the Difference Between a Leader and a Manager? Or Do You Have to Be Both? As business begins to return to some kind of normality, it’ll be crucial

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Why right now is a great time to learn to embrace change as a leader

Why right now is a great time to learn to embrace change as a leader Change. There’s certainly a lot of it at the moment, isn’t there? The pandemic we’re

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Why leading with compassion will be crucial when we go ‘back to work’.

Why leading with compassion will be crucial when we go ‘back to work’. Sudden change, especially during a crisis, can really affect us. It can make us feel out of

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Insights from our Managing Director; Gavin Howarth  Our Traditional Values

  Insights from our Managing Director; Gavin Howarth Our Traditional Values Whilst we’re a dynamic and young leadership team, tradition and standards are still a part of who we are.

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