May 2017 Newsletter

It’s May, named after Maia, the Greek goddess linked to spring and growth.  We think it fitting therefore that this month we were all, including employers, asked to open up our minds during Mental Health Awareness week (from 8 to 14 May) and take a fresh look at mental health.  We’re doing our bit to…
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April 2017 Newsletter

easter egg
It’s April and after the egg-citement (sorry!) of the long Easter weekend it’s back to work.  In order to help you get cracking (sorry again!) we’ve hunted out the most up to date HR/Employment Law news for you.  This includes the race in the workplace review and what this could mean for employers, the Government’s consultation on…
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March 2017 Newsletter

spring - daffodils
It’s March and in keeping with the spirit of Spring, we’re leaping forward into April to see what changes are in store for employers. We also step backwards to 2016 to recap on what is happening with Tribunal claims and statistics before reviewing the latest developments in respect of workplace dress codes following the news story of…
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February 2017 news

Anne-Marie Boyle
It’s February and although we can’t promise to rekindle the love of Valentine’s Day, we can reassure you that law is all around us this month.  We get up close to employment status with a focus on its complexities in both our News and Cases sections. We also take a moment to explore the outcome of the…
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January 2017 news

Simon Martin, Specialist Employment Lawyer at Menzies Law
Happy New Year and welcome to our first Newsletter of 2017. We hope you are all surviving the cold and managing to still maintain just one or two of your New Year’s resolutions. If one of those resolutions is to keep more up to date with HR/employment law news then we can help with that…
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December 2016 news

Seasons Greetings from Menzies Law - Holly with berries
It’s December and hopefully you’re on a Christmas wind-down and enjoying the festivities.  We offer you our final serving of employment law/HR news for the year for you to feast on. Our 2016 Newsletters come to an end with a helping hand on data protection, the Trade Union Act 2016 and the gender pay gap. In our…
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November 2016 news

It’s November and although we can’t promise any HR/employment law firework displays this month (it’s been quiet!), we can update you on the national and living wage predictions, Government plans for workplace health, and the ACAS guide on marriage and civil partnership discrimination. Our case update this month focuses on rest breaks under the Working…
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October 2016 news

It’s October and as the daylight hours recede and the winter nights set in you may have more time on your hands for getting to grips with the latest HR/employment law news (or possibly not and you’re too busy with your workload and getting ready for all the fabulous fun of Halloween and even Christmas!). Either way…
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September 2016 news

It’s September and as memories of the summer holidays begin to fade hopefully we can help with the focus on back to work with our HR/Employment law update. It’s a return to the old routine for the Government too and we look at the autumn changes in employment law due on 1 October, what has happened with Tribunal…
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August 2016 news

It’s August and the holiday season, which combined with a successful GB Olympics and Parliament’s long summer break, hasn’t left much time for HR/Employment law developments. However, the summer slowdown hasn’t stopped developments altogether and we bring you the latest news on the apprenticeship levy, gender pay gap reporting and taxation of termination payments. In our case…
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