In this edition:
• The Court of Appeal hold that the development over a period of time of an expectation and assumption that a disabled employee would work late was a ‘practice’, triggering the duty to make reasonable adjustments.
• The ECJ hold that EU law does not prevent the dismissal of a pregnant worker in the context of a collective redundancy but specified information to substantiate the dismissal must be provided in writing.
• The Equalities Office has published a best practice guide for employers to develop effective returner programmes for people returning to work after a long break from paid work for caring or other reasons.
• The ICO publishes ‘An introduction to the Data Protection Bill’ to help people and organisations navigate their way around the Bill and focus on the sections that are most relevant to them.
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