• The new Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay Act received Royal Assent on 13 September 2018 and will provide a new workplace right to leave for bereaved parents.
• The MoJ have published quarterly tribunal statistics for April to June 2018 which show that single ET claims increased by 165% compared to the same period in 2017 and multiple claims increased by 344%.
• Acas has launched new guidance for employers and employees on job references based on their advice around the typical questions that they receive on their helpline.
• A senior police officer who used the phrase “whiter than white” in a briefing, during which he discussed the need to be faultless and above reproach in carrying out inquiries, is under investigation.
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