Entries by VWV Administrator

Narrow Quay HR on Remote Performance Management

We discuss some of our top tips for effective performance management whilst working remotely. In this podcast, we discuss: Reinforcing your organisation’s values Open Communication Recognition and trust Goal setting and feedback Development opportunities How Can We Help? Our specialist HR consultants can help your organisation by: providing support with your day to day HR […]

Podcast – Narrow Quay HR On Carrying Out Workplace Investigations Whilst Remote Working

We consider the challenges of carrying out a workplace investigation remotely during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In our podcast, we discuss: Planning for a virtual workplace investigation Practical steps to consider  What to do if an employee refuses to participate Can furloughed staff participate? How Can We Help? Our specialist HR consultants can help your […]

Webinar – Narrow Quay HR Club – The Importance of Effective Consultations

We discuss the importance of effective consultation and how to correctly consult staff remotely, in our first Narrow Quay HR club webinar. Included in this webinar: Why are consultations needed? Effective consultation Individual and collective consultations Consulting with staff remotely How Can We Help? Our specialist HR consultants can help your organisation by: providing support […]

How to Manage the Menopause in the Workplace

Managing the menopause in the workplace has become a more topical issue in recent times. In this article, we will consider: why employers need to think about this the legal context and risks practical tips for managing staff who may be going through the menopause. There are 15 million women in the UK workforce, and […]

Webinar – Collective Consultations

How do you appropriately manage the process of a redundancy situation? Narrow Quay HR Consultant, Sarah Martin provides practical advice for dealing with difficult conversations Included in this webinar: What is a redundancy situation? What is collective consultation and how does it work? Interaction between individual and collective consultation Who are the employees representatives? How […]

Podcast – Narrow Quay HR On the Challenges With Working From Home

Experienced HR Consultants, Simon Martin and Joanne Hill, from Narrow Quay HR, provide practical advice for managers on improving your team’s ability to work remotely. In our podcast, we discuss The role of managers Facilitating wellbeing discussions How to maintain regular contact Tips for remote working How Can We Help? Our specialist HR consultants can […]


Webinar – Managing the Menopause In the Workplace

How can managers support individuals going through the menopause? Our HR Consultant Caitlin Anniss and VWV’s Employment Associate Jessica Scott-Dye discuss. In our webinar, we discuss: Why it’s important Legal context Options for employers Current guidance around managing the menopause in the workplace Practical tips Raising awareness How Can We Help? Our specialist HR consultants […]

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Update – Key Dates

On Friday 29 May, the Chancellor provided new details about the extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which he had announced on 12 May. We already knew that he had listened to industry bodies and was planning to introduce the ability to bring employees back on a part-time or reduced hours basis. But that can […]