Could the furlough scheme be extended for fifth time in a bid to avoid widespread unemployment? That’s the word from the Financial Times as it reported Chancellor Rishi Sunak is poised to announce a further extension of the scheme along with extended business rate relief. The scheme is currently set to end at the end of April 2021. For now, the Treasury is not commenting on the reports but the Financial Times story and other published reports suggest the extension will be announced next month when the government delivers its Spring budget.
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 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
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