• The EAT confirm the removal of a director after he had publicly expressed a faith-based objection to adoption by a same sex couple was not because of his religious beliefs but due to the way he had expressed them.
• An ET finds that a comment that the true-blue Tory residents of a London Borough wouldn’t want to be buried next to a Muslim was harassment related to religion, as the offended co-worker had a Muslim association.
• The EHRC have launched an investigation into a care agency after receiving evidence that it was asking pre-employment health questions during its recruitment process, potentially breaching the Equality Act 2010.
• New research by law firm Slater and Gordon has revealed that nearly one in three ethnic minority employees have been told to adopt a ‘western work name’ by their boss.
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