• The EAT hold that on its proper construction, the contractual clause relating to holiday pay provided not just a right to non-guaranteed overtime to be included, but also voluntary overtime and the basis for calculation.
• The Home Office has published updated guidance for employers on carrying out right to work checks which includes further clarification on appropriate steps for employers in relation to existing employees.
• A study of sickness absence data from 287 organisations with a total of 398,000 employees has shown that while employees took less time off sick last year, the cost increased.
• A report by Henley Business School reveals that 39% of those in employment ‘side hustle’ by running a small business or secondary job in addition to their main career, to meet a financial need or to fulfill a passion.
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