• The Court of Appeal hold that the dismissal of a union representative for storing and sharing confidential information, which raised concerns about five union members’ selection for redundancy, was unfair.
• Acas has published new guidance on suspension, where an employee continues to be employed but does not have to attend work or do any work.
• The Ministry of Justice have published quarterly ET statistics for Jan to Mar 2018 which show that single ET claims increased by 118%, with breaches of the Working Time Regulations being the most common complaint.
• The High Court has given the IWGB union permission for a judicial review of the CAC’s decision that Deliveroo drivers are not workers for the purpose of obtaining statutory recognition for collective bargaining.
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