Electromagnetic Fields

Not all businesses have heard of The Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016, however this piece of legislation requires all employers to assess employees’ potential exposure to Electromagnetic

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Howarths joins forces with Vickers Laboratories for Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

We have joined forces with our long-standing client, chemical manufacturer Vickers Laboratories, to highlight the importance of being aware of mental health issues in the workplace, in line with Mental

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Will GDPR affect Health and Safety?

The General Data Protection Regulations, (GDPR) comes into effect on the 25th May, and most businesses will by now have heard about it and hopefully started putting measures into place to

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Neurodiversity at work

‘Neurodiversity’ is a hot topic at the moment and a relatively new term that refers to people who have dyslexia, autism, ADHD, dyspraxia and other neurological conditions. These are ‘spectrum’

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Howarths shortlisted for three National Family Business awards

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for three national awards that recognise the contribution family-run businesses make to the UK economy. Many of you will know

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Leeds United MD Angus Kinnear addresses The Howarth Foundation’s first seminar

On 14th March, The Howarth Foundation hosted its inaugural homelessness seminar at Elland Road Stadium, home of Leeds United FC. We were delighted that LUFC managing director, Angus Kinnear, opened

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GDPR and Employee Monitoring

Privacy and Data Protection is big news with the GDPR coming into force on 25th May 2018. Not a subject most of us can get too excited about but, with

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HSBC discloses the largest gender pay gap reported to date

HSBC has revealed that it has a gender pay gap of 59% with male employees being paid significantly more than their female counterparts. In addition to having a large gender

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Choosing the Best Safety Vest for the Job

When it comes to buying safety vests safety managers and procurement departments have an overwhelming number of choices. This is great, since a wide selection improves the chances that your

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Automatic Unfair Dismissal and Pregnancy Discrimination

What should you do if you decide to dismiss an employee only to then discover they are pregnant before the dismissal has been communicated? In the case of Really Easy

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