Howarths FD invited to Yorkshire Post HR roundtable event

At Howarths, we’re proud of our team and the vast knowledge of the ever-evolving HR, health and safety and employment law landscape that each one of our specialists possesses. So,

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Employment Status and Holiday Pay

We’ve said before that Employment Status is a hot topic at present and it’s important to know whether your staff are employees, workers or self-employed.  But what are the consequences

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New Year, New Ways

For most businesses, the end of the year provides some quiet time. Usually this is due to a Christmas break, or companies you work with operating a shutdown period, in

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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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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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What’s in a name?

I think it would be fair to say that we have all at some point in our lives gotten someone’s name wrong, haven’t we? We have all experienced that cringe

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Free seminar for Yorkshire SMEs to prepare for introduction of GDPR

Howarths will deliver a free seminar to help Yorkshire SMEs understand the requirements of the new GDPR (General Data Protection Act) that will come into effect in May 2018. Howarths will

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Patience is a Virtue

Especially when compared to a knee-jerk reaction which could lead to a costly pay out! Those who employ qualified professionals in a vocation, such as a teacher, would be wise

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Wrenched into the spotlight

Employment Status is the starting point of everything, it dictates what employment rights your staff have, what your responsibilities are as an employer, how tax is calculated etc.  Get the

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We’re all going on a summer holiday!

The country has shut down as everyone jets off on their summer holidays, seeking out sun, sea and (I don’t like sand so…) ice cream! We all know that employees

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