Employment Archives - Hudson McKenzie


Hudson McKenzie listed in UK Investment Support Directory

We are delighted to be listed in the UK Investment Support Directory which has been launched yesterday. The Directory is a smart, new digital tool which promotes private sector expertise in the UK to investors across the globe. To coincide with this launch, the Minister for Investment, Graham Stuart stated- Minister for Investment, Graham Stuart

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Use of NDA’s face extinction in workplace

Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA’s) are being tackled by the UK government given their infamous status to act as a ‘gagging’ clause to employees nationwide.

We interview our newest immigration consultant – Vaida Lukaite

We interview our most recent recruit to the Hudson McKenzie team – Vaida Lukaite, who has been working with us for over six months now!

Hormones in the courtroom? Quitting of female barristers increases

April 3, 2019 | Employment, Latest Thinking, News

There has been a recent surge of female barristers quitting the bar due to the “overdose of testosterone” of male barristers.

Employment law: Key dates for Spring 2019

What are the key dates for employment law reform this Spring 2019?

New online ‘Right to Work’ check announced

December 20, 2018 | Employment, Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

Employers can now ‘rely’ on an online Right to Work Checking Service, as recently announced by the UK Home Office.

Should ‘Veganism’ be protected by law?

Next year, the UK court shall decide whether ‘Veganism’ is a religion or belief that should be protected by law – so, should it be?

Knowing your entitlements: Parental Leave

November 26, 2018 | Employment, Latest Thinking, News

Both new mothers and fathers are entitled to Parental Leave by their employer – so what exactly are the entitlements?

Living Wage Week 2018: Increases by 3.4%

November 9, 2018 | Employment, Latest Thinking, News

Effective immediately, the London Living Wage shall be increased to £10.55 per hour, which is a 3.4% rise, as part of ‘Living Wage Week 2018’ from 5th November 2018

How should mental health be supported in the workplace?

October 19, 2018 | Employment, Latest Thinking, News

What steps should employers take so to ensure that their employees mental health is catered for in the workplace?

What is the ‘Parental Bereavement Act 2018’?

October 4, 2018 | Employment, Latest Thinking, News

Employees in the UK are now granted the right to have two weeks absence from work, due to the recent Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018.

May’s Migration Crackdown Targets Low-Skilled Workers

Prime Minister Theresa May has recently announced that High-Skilled workers are to be prioritized following from upcoming Brexit next year.

How will A.I. impact the workforce?

September 26, 2018 | Employment, Latest Thinking, News

The rise of Artificial Intelligence is inevitable – so what are the key changes to look out for in the workplace?

Employment law – What is the employee termination process?

September 13, 2018 | Employment, Latest Thinking, News

What exactly are the key points to consider when an employee is undergoing a termination process at work?

Where do Low-Skilled Workers fit post Brexit?

September 6, 2018 | Employment, Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

What will happen to foreign nationals who currently work in low skilled employment roles, post-Brexit?