October 2020 Newsletter

Here we are in the middle of October already.  With the change of seasons, we bid a final farewell to the furlough scheme at the end of this month.  Whilst it remains to be seen how many jobs will be saved by the Government’s replacement ‘Job Support Scheme’, we do know employers will be busy…
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September 2020 Newsletter

Congratulations, you’ve made it to September!  Many of us feel a milestone has been reached, whether that is a child-free home at last or a full or part return to the office.  So, put the kettle on and pat yourself on the back as you browse this month’s Newsletter for the latest employment law developments…
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July and August 2020 Newsletter

Summer has arrived and although it’s a different sort of holiday period this year for many of us, we hope you’re getting a chance to stop for a while and take stock. We’re combining the July and August editions of our newsletter this issue but will be back to a monthly version from September. A…
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June 2020 Newsletter

As we start the long journey back to ‘normal’, we hope June finds you well and still smiling in what is ‘National Smile Month’?  We know that those of you in the  HR/Employment law sphere are finding the re-opening of workplaces particularly challenging currently.  We aim to help you manage this with guidance in this…
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May 2020 Newsletter

It’s May and we hope the warmer, sunnier days are helping with the ‘new normal’ and are having a positive impact on you and all your staff.  We hope that our unavoidable focus on the workplace implications of Coronavirus (COVID-19) does not dampen the spirits, but rather helps to illuminate those issues which have had…
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April 2020 Newsletter

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It’s April and… well what can we say?  It is the most bizarre and unsettling of times, and you won’t be surprised that our headline news has to be the effect of Coronavirus on employment and HR, even if you are, by now, probably rather tired of hearing about it! We look at its impact…
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March 2020 Newsletter

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Welcome to the new look Menzies Law newsletter!  We felt it was time for a spring clean and we hope you like it.  Feedback always welcome… It’s been a busy start to 2020 for the Menzies team with a very varied caseload and equally diverse clients.  We’ve also been delivering lots of legal training since…
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January 2020 Newsletter

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Welcome to our first Newsletter of 2020.  To help you plan for the working year ahead, this edition provides you with an overview of the main employment law changes for this year.  As a result, it’s a bit longer than usual! This issue gives you the low down on changes to written terms for all…
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December 2019 Newsletter

Seasons greetings! If you’re full of Christmas spirit like us then let us entertain you with our last 2019 employment law/HR news before the celebrations (rightly) take over.  Although we can’t yet peer into the Christmas future (we’ll let the snow flakes settle on the general election result first!), we can update you on dealing…
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November 2019 Newsletter

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It’s November and although we can’t promise any HR/employment law ‘fireworks’ in this newsletter (it’s been quiet!) we can update you on the Government’s response to the Women and Equalities Select Committee’s (WESC) report on the use of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs).  We also update you on the potential push to increase the amount of employer…
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