5 steps businesses can take to get the best out of home workers

Home working within the SME market is a rising trend. Flexible working, the promotion of a “work-life balance” and technological advances are all contributing factors. Home working can and does

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Covert recordings at disciplinary meetings

In the recently decided case of Phoenix House Limited v Stockman [2019], it was held that an employee making a covert recording at work may be guilty of misconduct. Phoenix

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The Importance of Robust Restrictive Covenants

After what seemed like a long wait(!) the Supreme Court has now passed down its decision in the case of Tillman v Egon Zehnder, which involved the wording and overall

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Extension of redundancy protections?

The Government has recently responded to its consultation on extending redundancy protection for pregnant women and parents returning to work following family related leave, and has stated that it is

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Howarths delivers training for Leeds Community Foundation

Howarths has worked with the charity to deliver bespoke management training to ten of the organisation’s senior team, covering areas including the definition of a manager, discipline and grievance, and

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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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