• The EAT hold that a Claimant’s belief in “the statutory human or moral right to own the copyright and moral rights of her own creative works and output” was not a protected belief under the Equality Act 2010.
• Following consultation, the Government has decided that the best way to provide the necessary protection against unlawful discrimination because of caste is by relying on emerging case-law as developed by courts.
• Acas has published its 2017/18 Annual Report, which reveals that Early Conciliation notifications have increased by 19% compared to the same period the previous year and tribunal claims increased by 39%.
• A Parliamentary Committee publishes a report on older people and work which concludes that the talents of people aged over 50 are being wasted because of discrimination, bias and outdated employment practices.
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