• The EAT confirms that an employee who wears a contact lens to correct double vision is not disabled as there is no indication of any adverse side effects making use of the lens unacceptable or unworkable.
• An ET finds a female sales manager was sexually harassed after the MD asked her multiple times for a massage, requested that she sleep with him and publicly stated he had ‘tried it on’ with her 20 times.
• Changing Faces survey of people with a visible difference, e.g. a mark, scar or medical condition affecting their appearance, shows that 64% experienced hostile behaviour at work and 19% received negative comments.
• A new TUC analysis shows that 1.7m people now work regularly from home, an increase of 374,000 (27.7%) in the last decade, with almost twice as many men than women being homeworkers.
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