• The EAT hold that the withdrawal of a posting abroad to an employee of Asian origin because he was not psychologically resilient enough to cope with racism in Italy was an act of direct race discrimination.
• A Parliamentary Committee launches a sexual harassment in the workplace inquiry after research suggests that 40% of women and 20% of men have experienced unwanted sexual behaviour in the workplace.
• Two Orders come into force on 6 April requiring payslips to state the total number of hours worked where pay varies according the hours worked and requiring payslips to be given to ‘workers’ and not just employees.
• The Government have launched a new ‘Share the joy’ campaign to encourage more parents to take up the offer of Shared Parental Leave in their baby’s first 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