How to maximise profit through your people!

Your staff are your biggest asset and key to the success of your business, but do you give them the TLC they need to lead, inspire and support your team

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Calling all Yorkshire SME businesses…you’re invited to complimentary event!

Are you brave enough to ask your employee’s what they really think? How does your employee’s happiness at work impact your bottom line? When was the last time you asked

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How To Deal With An Employee Taking Excessive Sick Leave

Dealing with an employee taking excessive sick leave can be a pretty difficult task for any business, but even more so when you’re an SME. It can be an unpredictable,

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Onsite HR Support For Your Business

Did you know that Howarths can provide onsite HR support… In addition to unlimited HR and Employment law support delivered mainly over the telephone and via email, Howarths is now able to

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Why Abdicating HR Responsibility Is Asking For Trouble

Here’s a question; would you let your accountant do your marketing? The answer, if you’re sensible, is ‘no’. Yet within many small to medium-sized businesses, there’s one role that often

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Why Lack Of Investment In Your Managers Is Damaging Your Profits

Giving constructive criticism is not easy. Most of us don’t like having difficult conversations. It’s awkward and uncomfortable. Much easier to stick to positive feedback which feels good for everyone,

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5 ways HR saves your business money…

By reducing the chances of you recruiting the wrong people Many businesses waste precious resource recruiting the wrong people by not having a properly thought out recruitment process. Those responsible

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3 Beliefs That Are Crippling How You Communicate With Your Staff

I’ll start with a statistic. A recent survey by Salesforce found that a massive 86% of employees cite a lack of collaboration or ineffective communication for work place failures. If

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Body odour in the workplace!  – Handling difficult conversations

With the temperatures rising everybody dreads having those “difficult conversations” with employees about personal issues and there is nothing more personal than tackling an employee’s body odour! It’s one of

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HR in Yorkshire’s businesses: Have your say!

Here at Howarth’s, we’ve teamed up with the University of Huddersfield to help them deliver an exciting research project. The project is designed to gather the views of businesses just

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