How to Manage Employee Underperformance

How to effectively manage employee underperformance is a key skill in a manager and team leader’s repertoire. This article is designed as a general guide for how to begin approaching this sensitive subject. It is not a replacement for professional…
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How To Improve Employee Engagement

How to improve employee engagement should be a real focus in the work of leaders, managers, team heads and of course HR professionalsHow to improve employee engagement should be a real focus in the work of leaders, managers, team heads and of…
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 and rights…
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HR Support for Healthcare Practices

You have found a consultancy who provide dedicated HR support for Healthcare Practices. From helping you to manage your current employees, assessing your workforce levels, or recruiting staff to support the growth of your practice, Narrow Quay…
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…
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How To Conduct Staff Appraisals

Staff appraisals and their link to pay can be one of a manager’s most challenging and contentious moments in their role. Narrow Quay HR has a bespoke training designed as a package of services to help schools, businesses and health practices…
Unconscious Bias

Tackling Unconscious Bias

Unconscious Bias is a hot topic right now. The progress towards creating a more diverse workforce at all levels is an objective that most employers are focusing on today. Raising awareness and investing in staff development in this area through…
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…