In this edition:
• The European Court of Human Rights hold that covert video surveillance used to monitor supermarket cashiers after stock losses were discovered breached their right to privacy under Article 8 of the EU Convention.
• The EAT hold that the correct comparator in a race discrimination claim alleging use of the term ‘coconut’ (black on the outside, white on the inside) is the treatment of a white employee behaving as a white person.
• Acas Chair, Sir Brendan Barber, has predicted that pay, productivity, tribunal claims and employee voice in boardrooms will be key workplace issues in 2018.
• Carphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office, after one of their computer systems was compromised because of a cyber-attack which allowed employee data to be accessed.
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