Termination of employment status, or termination of employment contract, or both? A conundrum.

Strange as it might sound, it is possible for one’s status as an employee to end in circumstances that do not terminate one’s contract of employment. This was the thorny issue in Société Générale London Branch v Geys, decided by the Court of Appeal on 30 March 2011. In that case, it was crucial to…

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Hugely significant pensions case in Europe

As you have probably read in the mainstream press the European Court has ruled that different insurance premiums for women and men constitute sex discrimination and that they are not compatible with the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (see EC Press Release of 1st March 2011: Sex Discrimination in Insurance Contracts). The European Court ruled…

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