National Sickie Day: 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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Howarths and Leeds United Football Club: Marching On Together

The team at Howarths is delighted to be marking our next stage of business growth with a brand-new sponsorship deal with Leeds United Football Club – and not least because

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MD Update

The team here at Howarths is really excited about what 2019 has in store. A New Year always gives us fresh impetus to push on and challenge ourselves to do

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New Year, New Recruits? What should you be looking for in a CV?

New Year, New Recruits? What should you be looking for in a CV? You know how it goes; you advertise a job role, you get an overwhelming amount of CVs

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FREE Event: How to stay dry in the Employment Tribunal storm.

Employment Tribunals spell bad weather for your business. So how do you avoid them? The answer’s simple; join us as we show you just what your business needs to do

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Being paid to sleep?

The question as to whether workers who sleep overnight whilst on work related during are entitled to national minimum wage for any time spent sleeping has long been a vexed

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The National Family Business Awards 2018: only 2 weeks to go!

It’s just two weeks until the Howarths team hits London’s Wembley Arena on Saturday 14th July to attend this year’s National Family Business Awards. We’re delighted to be shortlisted in

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Howarths chosen by Overseas Trading Limited for health and safety support

We are delighted to have recently added one of the UK’s leading global discount goods suppliers to our client family. We have been appointed by Castleford-based Overseas Trading Limited (OTL)

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Here Comes Summer!

Whilst the sun and warm weather is a welcome sight for most people, it can pose a serious risk for employees who work outdoors. Employees who works outdoors are at

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When can an employer discipline an employee for sickness absence?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) recently found that an employer who had issued a warning to an employee following 60 days of absence had discriminated against her because of her

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