• The EAT hold that an employer treated a disabled employee unfavourably because of something arising in consequence of her disability when it issued her with a 12-month written warning for sickness absence.
• Acas has published new online guidance on overtime which relates to any additional hours worked over and above a worker’s fixed, contractual working hours.
• A report by Canada Life based on latest ONS employment figures reveals that 23 million workers say they will have to work past state pension age and half of UK employees will be older than 70 before they retire.
• The Cabinet Office has issued a call for evidence on supporting ex-Offenders on their path to employment as research shows that having a job can significantly reduce someone’s chances of re offending.
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