In this edition:
• The EAT hold that the refusal of a transfer request from a non-disabled police officer was direct discrimination because of perceived disability, as the employer believed a hearing impairment could incur future liabilities.
• The Ministry of Justice has published Quarterly Statistics, July to September 2017, giving the first indication of the situation after ET fees were abolished in July 2017 and which show that single ET claims increased by 64%.
• Businesses failing to comply with gender pay gap reporting regulations could face unlimited fines and convictions, the Equality and Human Rights Commission has warned as it published its enforcement strategy.
• The CIPD have put together a hub to support the HR profession in changing workplace cultures for the better with some practical support around key areas to tackle sexual harassment and bullying at work.
In a judgment handed down on Tuesday 19th January, SMB won a claim to recover the domain name blackjack.com on behalf of our client, Hanger Holdings.Read more
SMB’s Music department has launched a partnership with The BRIT School, the UK’s first and leading free performing and creative arts school, who are responsible… Read more
SMB’s Media Team have advised FAE Film and Television Limited on the production and financing of new film Save The Cinema for Sky Cinema.Read more