• The EAT hold that the withdrawal of a job offer due to an unsatisfactory reference which was unduly negative because of disability related reasons was discrimination arising from the applicant’s disability.
• The Government have published the names of 239 employers who underpaid the National Living/Minimum Wage to 22,400 workers by a total of £1.44m and confirmed that fines of an additional £1.97m have been levied.
• The Government has published the results of its survey to gather more information about the experiences of LGBT people in the UK which has highlighted the discrimination and harassment LGBT people face at work.
• Public Health England and Business in the Community have published a new domestic abuse toolkit to help raise awareness of the issue with employers and provide guidance on supporting those affected by it.
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