Headline sponsors for 2018 Howarths Music Extravaganza announced

We are delighted to announce the four Huddersfield businesses that have kindly signed up as headline sponsors of our annual ‘Music Extravaganza’. The Design Bank, Aura Print, Jigsaw Commercial and

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Snow days! What are your rights as an employer if your employee cannot work due to adverse weather?

It It isn’t too often in the UK that we are hit by inclement weather, but when we are it can have a devastating impact on business due to the

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Tesco faces Britain’s largest ever equal pay claim

Just days after announcing large scale redundancies, Tesco has been hit with legal action on behalf of nearly 100 of its female employees who are alleging that they are paid

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The Howarth Foundation invite you to join their free seminar to help the homeless!

The homeless of Leeds and businesses in the city are inextricably linked and enjoy a unique mutual and undervalued benefit. For the homeless or recently rehoused, who have perhaps experienced

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The Howarth Foundation appears on BBC Look North!

You may have seen the Chair of our Trustees, Gavin Howarth, hit your screens recently talking to presenters Harry Gration and Amy Garcia of BBC Look North about the growing

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Using Open Source Material in Employment Related Investigations

I am often asked whether open source material can be used as part of work based investigations in the private sector. The answer is why not? The watchword for all

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£150k fine for HAVS negligence

Wrexham County Borough Council has been fined after a 57-year old man was diagnosed with Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) in September 2015. An investigation carried out by the HSE

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Drugs and Driving: What you need to know

Most employers know the law on drinking and driving but with additional complexities, the position on employees who take drugs and then get behind the wheel is less clear cut.

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HAVS diagnosis costs company

A Lancashire engineering company has been fined after a 29-year-old worker was diagnosed with hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) through health surveillance after he was exposed regularly to vibration from hand

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Lack of training, supervision and proper equipment resulted in a six metre fall

A food manufacturing company has been fined after a worker fell six metres from the back of a fork lift truck whilst painting guttering and drainpipes during 2013. The employee

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