• The EAT hold that an employee’s covert recording of a meeting with the Director of Resources was not a breach of the implied term of trust and confidence since it was not done with the intention of entrapment.
• An ET finds that a disabled employee on long-term sickness was harassed when her manager made her feel that she was a nuisance and asked her how long “this disabled thing” was going to continue.
• The Government has launched a consultation which aims to gather evidence about whether the current laws on protecting people from sexual harassment in the workplace are effective.
• ONS ethnicity pay gap data for 2018 shows employees of Chinese, Indian and Mixed or Multiple ethnicity all had higher median hourly pay than White British employees, earning 30% more on average.
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