You’re invited to our FREE workshop: Staying out of the Employment Tribunal

What can you do to prevent your business ending up in an Employment Tribunal? The team at Howarths will be focusing on what you need to be doing as a

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Gender pay gap slowly closing, but not for over-60s

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released statistics on differences in pay between women and men by age, region, full-time and part-time work, and occupation as compiled from the

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Keeping you in the Picture

They say a change is as good as a rest, and by now you’ve hopefully noticed something a little bit different! Following a successful year which has seen us celebrate

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Our team is expanding!

We’re delighted to have further expanded our HR team with the appointment of two new HR advisors to support our clients. Cath Crane has joined us from clothing and homeware

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Three top tips for delivering negative feedback

Three Top Tips For Delivering Negative Feedback I don’t think I’ve met anyone who actually enjoys delivering negative feedback. And it’s easy to understand why. Having to tell someone that

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Why Out Of Date Employment Contracts Are Asking For Trouble

1) They’re leaving you vulnerable to legal action In recent years, there have been lots of updates and changes to different areas of employment law legislation, including areas like holiday

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Employment References: Myth busting!

Requesting job references can be a really useful tool to help you decide if a candidate is suitable for the job and most employers make employment contingent on receipt of

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Holiday Pay and Overtime

The key point to remember when considering holiday pay is that workers should receive the same pay while they are on annual leave as they normally receive while they are

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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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