• The Supreme Court rules it was not discriminatory for a bakery to refuse to supply a cake to a gay male which had a message supportive of gay marriage; a heterosexual customer would be treated in the same way.
• The Government announces new legislation ensuring that tips will go to workers in full, together with proposals to help parents and carers, as well as requiring employers to publish their parental leave and pay policies.
• The CIPD and Mind, the mental health charity, have jointly published a revised mental health guide for managers to improve support for those experiencing stress and mental health issues at work.
• A report from the Young Women’s Trust has found that, despite the #MeToo movement and reforms including gender pay gap reporting, millions of women continue to lose out in the workplace.
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