• The EAT holds that a warning for refusing to move between work benches was not unfavourable treatment arising from an employee’s disability as her belief that her condition would worsen was mistaken.
• An ET has decided that a belief in Scottish independence has a sufficiently similar strength and persuasiveness to a religious belief and therefore qualifies as a philosophical belief protected by S.10 of the Equality Act 2010.
• The Ministry of Justice quarterly tribunal statistics for October 2018 to December 2018 show that 9,811 single employment tribunal claims were received, an increase of 23% compared to the same period a year ago.
• The Government has launched an advertising campaign encouraging workers to understand their holiday pay rights and employers to understand their legal obligations.
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