Blog: Pay disclosure – good or bad?

Luke Menzies, Director and Specialist Employment Lawyer at Menzies Law
Back in 2010 the new Equality Act outlawed any contractual clause that seeks to prohibit an employee from discussing their pay with a colleague. Nowadays we all need to assume that employees in every type of organisation are potentially discussing and comparing their pay, and it’s only likely to increase, as general awareness amongst workforces…
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Quoted in the Telegraph

Our Director, Luke Menzies, was interviewed by The Telegraph as a legal expert and quoted extensively in their article on the gender pay gap on 17 October 2017.
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Case update (2): Gender pay gap – equal pay case to proceed

What do we already know? We updated you in our October 2016 Newsflash Gender pay gap – Equal pay case to proceed and our November 2016 blog What does ASDA mean for me? on the preliminary Tribunal decision in Brierley and others v. ASDA Stores Ltd that approximately 7,000 current and former ASDA store workers…
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Article on us on South West Business website

On 22 September 2017 leading regional business news site South West Business ran an article on us, focussing on the election of our Director, Luke Menzies, as a Fellow of the RSA in recognition of our firm’s work in the field of equal pay and the gender pay gap.
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Interviewed by The Sun

On 21 July 2017 our Director, Luke Menzies, was interviewed by The Sun as a legal expert and quoted extensively in their article on the gender pay gap. In the printed edition of the newspaper, they even gave Luke his own column! Luke commented: “I’m delighted to have been featured in The Sun… in a…
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Quoted in The Evening Standard

We are very pleased that our Director, Luke Menzies, was interviewed by The Evening Standard as a legal expert and quoted in their article on the gender pay gap on 21 July 2017.
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Luke Menzies elected a Fellow of the RSA

Luke Menzies, Director and Specialist Employment Lawyer at Menzies Law
We are absolutely delighted that our Director, Luke Menzies, has been nominated for and elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) in recognition of his work in promoting gender equality in the workplace, principally through his leading work on the gender pay gap and equal pay over the last 18 months.
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Blog: ‘Equal value’ claims are where your risks lie

Luke Menzies, Director and Specialist Employment Lawyer at Menzies Law
Whether you’re now a proper Gender Pay Gap (GPG) ‘geek’ and are all ready to report your GPG data, confident that you’ve crunched the right numbers, or you’ve not even starting thinking about your GPG, your immediate next step once you’ve reported and published your figures ought to be the same. And that’s digging down…
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Blog: Your mean, your median… and your motivation

For all of you responsible for reporting your organisation’s Gender Pay Gap (GPG), it’s time to get cracking. Your ‘snapshot’ pay date has come and gone (where did the time go?) and the Government’s GPG reporting website is up and running.  A few brave employers have even posted their data already, with Sense Scotland claiming…
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Government reforms (1): Gender Pay Gap

The Government has launched a new website, available here, which allows the public to view the gender pay gap by profession.  The website suggests that the highest pay gaps are in the construction and finance industries. There is also an online quiz which allows you to test your knowledge of the gender pay gap by…
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