IBM v Dalgleish - the end of reasonable expectations08 August 2017 Camilla Barry, Sheamal Samarasekera
The Court of Appeal has overturned the decision in IBM v Dalgleish, rejecting the notion that the employer’s duty of trust and confidence required that the “reasonable expectations” of employees must be satisfied unless there was no other possible course open to the employer.
Same-sex partners win right to equal survivors' pension benefits19 July 2017 Camilla Barry, Sheamal Samarasekera
The Supreme Court issued its judgment in Walker v Innospec on 12 July 2017. The judgment reverses the earlier Court of Appeal decision in 2015 and confirms that same-sex partners are entitled to equal survivors’ pension benefits.
Conservative Party manifesto 2017 – more powers for the Pensions Regulator?19 May 2017 Camilla Barry, Sheamal Samarasekera
The Conservative Party issued its general election manifesto yesterday, 18 May 2017. Tucked away under a section called “New Rules for a Changing Economy” are two short paragraphs dealing with the protection of private pensions.