• The EAT rules that an ET erred in rejecting a reasonable adjustment claim by an employee with ulcerative colitis who was not provided with a dedicated parking space as there was no focus on the anxiety she suffered.
• An ET finds that direct discrimination because of sexual orientation occurred when a lesbian employee was told not to make her sexuality common knowledge as the owner of the business was ‘old school’.
• Two regulations have been published amending the Agency Worker Regulations from 6 April 2020 to require written pay-related information to be provided to workers and abolishing the Swedish derogation.
• The Equalities Office issues guidance for employers on the evidence-based actions they can take to support women to progress, to help to close the gender pay gap and increase gender equality in the workplace.
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