• The EAT hold that in an office culture of jibing and teasing, being called a “fat ginger pikey” did not amount to harassment, as the Claimant was an active participant in the banter and the conduct was not unwanted.
• The Government has accepted the Low Pay Commission’s recommendations for hourly rate increases to the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage in April 2019.
• A survey commissioned by the Equality and Human Rights Commission reveals that 61% of women would take an organisation’s gender pay gap into consideration when applying for jobs.
• Unlock (the charity ‘for people with convictions’) has published new guidance on the GDPR, data protection and the processing of criminal records data in recruitment.
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