• An ET awards a disabled employee £44,000 because of the employer’s failure to make reasonable adjustments when it did not install properly functioning voice recognition software in a timely fashion.
• The BEIS is seeking views on extending redundancy protection for pregnant employees, mothers returning to work and parents returning from other types of statutory leave, e.g. adoption leave.
• UK Visas and Immigration have published an updated checklist explaining the types of documents that are acceptable for checking an employee’s right to work and how long the check is valid for.
• Acas have issued a timely reminder about its guidance for employers on workplace issues over winter months together with specific advice on travel disruption and bad weather.
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