In this edition:
• The EAT hold that an ET was entitled to take into account the context of a comment about supporting ISIS made to an employee of Moroccan origin and a Muslin, and conclude it was not related to race or religion.
• The EFTA Court hold that travelling time outside normal working hours from, and to, home to a location other than the normal place of work in order to carry out duties in that other location was working time.
• The Information Commissioners Office has published its final detailed, practical guidance on consent under the General Data Protection Regulation which will apply from 25 May 2018.
• A new CIPD report reveals that ‘presenteeism’, or people coming into work when they are ill, has more than tripled since 2010, but only a minority of organisations are taking steps to challenge the problem.
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