GP Recruitment and Retention - Top Tips For Getting It Right For Your Healthcare Practice

Many healthcare practices are facing challenges around recruitment and retention. In particular, we are seeing an increase in the number of experienced GPs retiring early leading to an increase in recruiting less experienced salaried GPs. Getting…

One Year In

This week we are celebrating Narrow Quay HR's one year anniversary - thank you to all of our clients and contacts, it's been great working with you. It's been a busy first year at Narrow Quay HR, and we've enjoyed working with a range of…
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Is It Legal To Monitor Employee Behaviour?

In a recent case, it was held that the covert surveillance of employees by their employer, who set up CCTV cameras to monitor suspected thefts, was an infringement of those employee's rights to privacy. Employers looking to monitor the…
Employment 2018

What's New In Employment in 2018

Employment : What's new in 2018, after 2017, a significant year for employers and employees, with the Taylor Review and the Supreme Court's ruling on tribunal fees taking centre stage. Employment status will continue to be a hot topic in 2018,…
Acas Maternity Guidance

Acas New Pregnancy and Maternity Discrimination Guidance

Acas has published guidance for employers on how to prevent pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work. Several measures are recommended, including: •          Developing a policy that outlines the responsibilities…
Budget 2017 Key Points for Employers

Autumn Budget 2017 : Key Points For Employers

The Autumn Budget 2017 has highlighted a number of key points that Employers need to consider for their organisations and people. Wages The Government has confirmed that it has accepted the recommendations of the Low Pay Commission (LPC)…
The Rise of the Gig Economy

The Rise of the Gig Economy and the Impact on HR Practice

The Gig Economy is a labour market characterised by the prevalence of short-term contracts and freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs. A Gig is a job that is temporary or has an uncertain future. The Taylor Review, published in July…
Barristers HR Support

Barristers HR Support

Barristers HR Support is a hot topic and in its latest move to align the chambers model with current employment practices, the Bar Council is making available, external HR support for barristers. We have been retained to help chambers and…
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Narrow Quay HR has been appointed by The Bar Council

Narrow Quay HR has been appointed by The Bar Council to provide HR expertise to its members, including all barristers and chambers in England and Wales. Founded in 1894, The Bar Council is the representative body of the Bar of England…

New Leave Allowance For Grieving Parents

The Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave Bill) was published by the government on 13 October 2017 and aims to grant bereaved parents, who have lost a child under the age of 18, two weeks' paid leave. The Bill will entitle all employees to…