In this edition:
• The EAT hold that an ET erred in assuming that an employer does not have to consider ‘bumping’ a senior employee whose job is redundant into a more junior role unless it is raised by the employee.
• The Employment Tribunal Presidents have updated the Vento bans, which apply to compensation awards for injury to feelings, to account for changes in the RPI Index published in March 2018.
• The Government is seeking views on options for regulations to fulfil certain provisions contained in the Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill which is currently being considered in Parliament.
• The DWP have confirmed that disabled employees are now able to benefit from a £15,000 rise in Access to Work grants to assist them at work, following new measures approved by Parliament.
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