• The BEIS is consulting on the use of non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, setting out proposals to end their unethical use, including that individuals cannot be prevented from reporting crimes to the police.
• The Court of Appeal hold that an employer had reasonable and proper cause to suspend a teacher after allegations of using force involving children and there had had been no breach of trust and confidence.
• The Government Equalities Office has published guidance for employers on the evidence-based actions they can take to improve their family friendly policies to help to close the gender pay gap in the workplace.
• The BEIS publishes a document providing an explanation of the powers available to tribunals, including how poor behaviour and conduct in bringing or defending a claim or response can have financial consequences.
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