• The Court of Appeal hold an employer vicariously liable for its MD’s assault on an employee at an impromptu drink after the firm’s Xmas party, as there was a connection between the MD’s role and his wrongful conduct.
• The BEIS has launched a consultation on ethnicity pay reporting which will enable employers to identify, and then tackle, the barriers to creating a truly diverse workforce.
• Heathrow Airport Limited has been fined £120,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for failing to ensure that employee personal data held on its network was properly secured.
• Research by remote working platform LogMeIn has found that 46% of the 500 UK employees surveyed feel under pressure to demonstrate they are actually working while working from home.
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