• The EAT hold that legal advice privilege was lost where the advice consisted of using a genuine redundancy exercise to cloak the dismissal of an employee who was complaining about disability related treatment.
• A report published by the Women and Equalities Committee finds that sexual harassment at work is widespread and commonplace but there has been a failure to tackle unlawful behaviours.
• 100% of UK employers identified as being in the scope of gender pay gap regulations have now published their data which shows that 3 out of 4 companies pay their male staff more on average than their female staff.
• Figures obtained from HM Revenue and Customs show that the number of new fathers taking paternity leave fell for the first time in five years last year.
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