In this edition:
• The EAT agree with the ET that there was no age discrimination where a long serving employee aged 60, who was judged to be incapable, was given the option to retire to preserve his dignity, rather than be dismissed.
• The Government have launched four separate consultations as part of the ‘Good Work plan’ in response to the independent Taylor Review which investigated the impact of modern working practices.
• Law firm Leigh Day have announced that legal proceedings have begun in the first equal pay claims against Tesco over pay disparity between female store workers and male depot workers.
• Business in the Community in partnership with Public Health England have produced the first ever sleep and recovery toolkit to help employers work with employees to support sleep and recovery
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