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

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 problems

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Insights from our Managing Director: Stand For Something More

Insights from our Managing Director; Gavin Howarth Stand For Something More We shouldn’t, and don’t have to, rely entirely on the Government to make this country a better place. I

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Insights from our Managing Director: Family First

Insights from our Managing Director; Gavin Howarth Family First Anyone who works in business with their dad, mum, brother, sister, spouse or other family member knows that if you let

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Reflecting on 2019: Here are some of our highlights…

  We can’t believe 2019 is almost at a close! It’s been an eventful year full of developments here at Howarths, so we thought we’d take a minute to reflect

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A Year of Recognition for Howarths

  It’s been quite the year for team Howarths when it comes to awards. After scooping the Family Business of the Year title at the 2018 National Family Business Awards,

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Proud to be awarded Family Business of the Year!

We are absolutely delighted to have won the Chamber of Commerce Regional Award for Family Business of the Year! To be recognised by such a long established business organisation such

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We’ve been shortlisted for three prestigious awards!

They say good things happen in threes, and that’s certainly proved true at Howarths in the last few months. After passing the £1 million turnover milestone earlier this year, we

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Howarths team grows again with duo of appointments and promotion

We have recently grown our team once again with two new faces joining us at Howarths HQ. Sharon Escritt has joined the company as senior HR adviser and will provide

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Record growth for Howarths as turnover hits £1million

Howarths is delighted to have reached record growth after hitting £1million turnover for our financial year ending June 2019. Gavin Howarth, managing director at Howarths, commented: “As a family-run business,

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The end of Employment Law as we know it? The Good Work Plan and what you need to know about it.

Published in December 2018, the Government’s Good Work Plan was billed as proposing some of the most radical changes to employment law in a generation. The policy paper circled around

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