HM Land Registry v Benson and others  IRLR 373 EAT
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Age discrimination: Balancing exercise is crucial when considering if discriminatory criterion justified
- 26 September 2012
In HM Land Registry v Benson and others  IRLR 373 EAT, the EAT held that the “cheapness criterion” applied by the employer during an early retirement selection process was justified, although indirectly discriminatory on the grounds of age.
- 20 February 2012
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the employer was justified in deciding who would be chosen for voluntary redundancy on the basis of who would cost the least to make redundant, despite this criterion being indirectly discriminatory against a particular group of older workers.