• An ET finds the dismissal of a bus driver for failing a random drug test to be unfair because the employer had ignored the results of 2 subsequent private tests which showed no evidence of cocaine.
• The Government has published a framework to support employers to voluntarily report on disability, mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.
• The BEIS has published updated guidance on calculating the NMW/NLW to include advice on unpaid work trials as part of a recruitment process to help decide whether the individual has the skills for the job.
• A survey by Insurance2go found that 61% of people use a personal device (PDA) to answer work emails or conduct work tasks while out of the workplace, but 41% were not aware of data protection rules that apply.
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