News about Menzies Law

News from the Menzies team…

A word about employee burn-out You may have noticed an increasing debate about employee burn-out recently, given the relentless impact Covid has had on workforces over the last 16 months.   You’ll recall that we closed our office for a week last month (with some very encouraging feedback from clients about our decision) in a quest…
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Menzies Law Mediation – open for business!

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Menzies Law Mediation Services is now open for business, with Anne-Marie at the helm.  After recently completing her training as a Workplace Mediator, Anne-Marie is looking forward to working with businesses keen to consider a positive, more cost-effective way of resolving workplace conflicts. You might enjoy her recent BLOG about her interest in mediation and…
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What we’ve been doing recently…

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It continues to be a busy time for all sorts of support to our clients.  Themes have included quite a few questions about getting employees back to work and employees who are working from abroad at the moment. Do you have employees working from abroad or asking to do so? Whether your employee asks to…
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News from Menzies Law

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Doing our bit to drive more equality When we heard the University of Bristol were running a programme of scholarships for Black and mixed Black heritage students to study in higher education, we thought it was the perfect opportunity to help encourage and fund more Black undergrad and postgrad students (more details here).  We’re going…
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December 2020 News from Menzies Law

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A successful first online Employment Law Update in more ways than one We ran our first online Employment Law Update last month.  Those of you who’ve attended these in normal times will know they are twice yearly and packed full of all things employment law.  Our online version was very well-received despite the usual technical…
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Our 10th Anniversary!

At the time of writing, there is still no certainty as to what is happening regarding Brexit, and in fact, the only thing that is certain is that we don’t have a clue what it is going to look like. Every day brings a new story of political shenanigans, stockpiling and more uncertainty!  Fear not!…
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Are organisations playing by the gender pay gap reporting rules?

As employers’ 2017 gender pay gap statistics slowly drip in to the government’s website, I and my fellow gender pay gap nerds are reading the reports with interest. With only around 1,600 reports in so far and approximately 8,000 left to go, with only a few days until the deadline, it is a little frustrating,…
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Employment law, equal pay and taking on the big law firms – article in FE news

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Luke Menzies is interviewed in this article in FE news.  Luke explains how he set up Menzies Law and what makes us special.  Read the answers to these questions: Menzies Law has blazed a trail as one of the first niche employment practices, specialising in working with the FE sector.  What makes Menzies Law different?…
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Lindsey Newman joins our team

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We are delighted that Lindsey Newman has recently joined us as our new Business Development Consultant. Many of you in the HR world may know Lindsey from her many years as co-owner/director at Purple House, the HR recruitment specialists. With her wealth of both business knowledge and contacts in the HR sector, Lindsey will be…
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Tesco equal pay claims – another reminder of your hidden risks

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Luke Menzies has written an article for HR Review about the Tesco equal pay claims: “As I speak to more and more businesses about pay equality, I’m finding that most senior executives still don’t appreciate the hidden risks posed by ‘equal value’ claims for equal pay. And indeed that’s the case with quite a few…
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