Jo Bradbury

New Consultant Brings More Education Sector Expertise to Growing Team

We are pleased to welcome Jo Bradbury to the Narrow Quay HR team. Jo joins from a multi-academy trust where she was a Senior HR Advisor, with responsibility across five secondary schools and eleven primary schools. Jo is a qualified employment…
Employee Appreciation Day

Why You Should Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day

National Employee Appreciation Day falls on 4 March 2022. The day provides an opportunity for employers to celebrate their employees and express gratitude for their hard work and contributions. Actively recognising the contributions of your…
International Women's Day

Celebrating International Women's Day 2022

International Women's Day, one of the world's biggest employee engagement days, takes place on 8 March 2022. It is a global opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the achievements of women across the world.  It also provides a chance…
Flexi-job

'Flexi-Job' Apprenticeships to Offer More Flexibility for Employers

Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes which lead to nationally recognised qualifications. In 2017, the Government introduced the Apprenticeship Levy with a view to creating funding for apprenticeships and encouraging employees…
Workplace Conflict

Dean of Oxford College Agrees to Step Down After Three-Year Legal Battle

Christ Church College in Oxford has just settled a matter that has run for three and a half years to get its Dean, Very Reverend Martyn Percy, to leave his post. This case highlights the risks of not dealing promptly with workplace disputes. 'Immoral'…
IR35

IR35 Back in the News Thanks to Adrian Chiles

TV presenter Adrian Chiles' recent victory over HMRC in IR35 case has highlighted the complexity of the IR35 rules in the UK.  Since last April private and voluntary sector businesses with an annual turnover of over £10.2 million,…