• An ET upholds an employee’s disability related harassment claim and awards him £8,000 after his manager accidentally ‘pocket-dialled’ him and compared him unfavourably to an “able bodied” team member.
• The EAT confirms that three Addison Lee drivers were workers under the Working Time Regulations 1998 and the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 as they undertook to perform services personally.
• The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry into the use of Non-Disclosure Agreements to examine wider issues, other than just sexual harassment, e.g. pregnancy discrimination or racist abuse.
• A UNISON survey, including over 2,500 staff with caring responsibilities, shows that both parents and carers struggle to stay in work because of inflexible working conditions and need more support.
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