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31/01/19

Cowens Group Awarded Investors in People Silver Accreditation

We are delighted to announce that Cowens Group has been awarded the silver standard by Investors in People.   This accreditation is one of the most well-acknowledged and highly rated awards for team development in the country and is o...

28/01/19

Get Your Adverse Weather Policy in Check

As the days draw in and the temperatures continue to plummet, it’s important to let your employees know where they stand when snow and ice hits over the coming months.   Although there is no legal obligation for an employer to finan...

11/01/19

Celebrating Our Staff: Cowens’ Longest Standing Employee Shares Her Experiences

As we celebrate our long-standing staff members and their journeys with us here at Cowens, this month we hear from Lisa Kessler – who joined the business in 1984 and is our longest serving employee.   “When it cam...

17/12/18

Not Declaring New Gifts Could Put Them at Risk This Christmas.

With Christmas around the corner, we are highlighting that many people are unaware of the value limit placed on their most precious belongings by insurers, meaning they could lose out on thousands if they are lost, damaged or stolen.   ...

10/12/18

Identifying the differences between stress and pressure is the key to a happy & healthy workforce.

According to research from the HSE, stress now accounts for nearly 40% of all work-related illness. It’s a subject which has been somewhat taboo up until recent years and is thankfully something people are slowly starting to talk about...

05/12/18

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do – Cowens Brexit Brief

Following the outcome of the UK’s referendum on European Union membership, businesses are now faced with the task of assessing any potential implications that the vote to leave may have on their operations going forwards. The following is a...

03/12/18

Driving in Winter Weather: Cowens’ Essential Guide

After the infamous ‘Beast from the East’ hit the UK last year, it appears that winter weather is getting increasingly extreme, with even more harsh conditions predicted for the months ahead. The snow storms back in March cost the UK econo...

22/11/18

New Sentencing Guidelines Call for Action on Workplace Health & Safety Procedures

After tougher sentencing guidelines for gross negligence manslaughter were introduced on November 1st, the message for businesses is clear; sit up and take note of the risks within your business and put effective solutions in place to...

12/11/18

Cyber Crime- Are you protected?

You may well have been following the Morrisons Supermarket case which involves a disgruntled ex- employee stealing sensitive data about the company’s employees and publishing it on the internet.   In law, Morrisons have been found t...

29/10/18

The Value of Employee Benefits

Insure your future today, ensure your future tomorrow   There seems to be an ever-growing list of risks to our future financial security – with the NHS under strain, life expectancy ever increasing, pension funds needing to...