The High Court has inflicted another defeat on the government in its attempt to avoid responsibility for compensating people who lost final-salary pension rights following the insolvency of their employer.
This article looks at some of the significant judgments in the area of equal pay over the past year and their implications.
The effectiveness of the protection that disclaimers in scheme explanatory booklets offer has been reaffirmed by the Court of Appeal.
In Powerhouse Retail Ltd and others v Burroughs and others, the Court of Appeal holds that the correct interpretation of regulations 5 and 7 of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981 as far as Equal Pay Act 1970 claims for occupational pensions are concerned, is that pension terms of a contract of employment are not transferred to the new employer.
This week's case round-up from Eversheds.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to pensions.