• An ET awards an IT manager £1m in compensation for unfair dismissal and racial discrimination after he was dismissed for gross misconduct following an incident in the car park with a third-party delivery driver.
• The Government has published the proposed new benefit and pension rates for 2019 to 2020 which will see the statutory parental pay rates increase to £148.68 per week and SSP increase to £118 per week.
• New research from Acas on sexual harassment has revealed that only 1 in 4 workers agree that international media coverage on #MeToo and high-profile celebrity cases has helped to improve their workplace culture.
• A survey of more than 12,000 people aged 50 and over, commissioned by the BEIS, has identified a number of age-friendly measures to keep people in work longer.
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