• The EAT hold that an employer was not liable for harassment where an employee posted a golliwog image on her private Facebook page because posting the message was not done in the course of her employment.
• The EAT confirm that disclosing information that a colleague was taking a patient’s food was a protected whistleblowing disclosure because it related to a breach of a legal obligation and was in the public interest.
• The Government has published ‘Gender equality at every stage: a roadmap for change’, setting out the vision and actions to tackle the persistent gendered inequalities women and men face in their lives.
• A new TUC survey shows that 1 in 10 (9.6%) working-age adults now work via gig economy platforms at least once a week, compared to around 1 in 20 (4.7%) in 2016.
SMB’s Film and TV Team has advised its client 42, the UK/US management and production company (Outside the Wire, Watership Down), on the production, financing and distribution arrangements for its new film Silent Twins.Read more
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 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