Workplace Investigations - Weighing up the Evidence

Is it Unfair for an Employer to Withhold Evidence From a Disciplinary Panel? On the facts in the recent case of Hargreaves v Manchester Grammar, it wasn't, but this decision should be followed with caution. Hargreaves v Manchester…

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…

Investigation Case Study

The consultants at Narrow Quay HR are regularly instructed to carry out investigations for clients. Clients may want to engage external HR consultants because the issue is particularly sensitive, because they don't have sufficient HR capacity…

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…
Employee Well-Being and Resilience

Why Investing in Employee Well-Being and Resilience Should Be on Your To-Do List

Why Investing in Employee Well-Being and Resilience Should Be on Your To-Do List Employee well-being and resilience are hot topics in HR right now. In this article we explore why investing in employee well-being and resilience is a no-brainer…
monitor CCTV

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…
Unconscious Bias

Handling Difficult Conversations

Handling Difficult Conversations Anyone in a role managing staff within their organisation will need to be handling difficult conversations from time to time. Whether it's talking to someone in your department about their work not quite being…
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,…

Hearings and Public Sector Employee Investigations

Employee investigations and hearings are a regular challenge for HR professionals in the public sector. These activities form a core element of our HR Consultancy practice. To begin we ensure we focus on our client as an individual,…
Barristers HR Support

Barristers HR Services and Support

Barristers in need of HR services and support can rest assured they'll be well looked after by Narrow Quay HR, from our team operating from our offices in Bristol, London and Birmingham. Barristers HR solutions are our focus. We provide access…