News about Menzies Law

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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Interview on gender pay gap reporting with Luke Menzies on South West Business website

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Luke Menzies has been interviewed for the South West Business website discussing why companies need to take gender pay gap reporting seriously. “In all the commentary written on gender pay gap reporting (GPGR), very little has touched on the consequences of an employer failing to comply with its duty to report and publish. Very unusually…
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Tougher-than-expected Gender Pay Gap enforcement

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Luke Menzies has written an article for HR Review on Gender Pay Gap enforcement: “In all the commentary written on the Gender Pay Gap reporting (GPGR – not to be confused with GDPR) legislation, very little has touched on the consequences of an employer failing to comply with its duty to report and publish. Very…
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Quoted in the Bristol Post in an article on employees’ rights in cold weather

On 11 December 2017 our Director, Luke Menzies, was interviewed by the Bristol Post and extensively quoted in an article on employees’ rights in cold weather.
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