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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Summary of forthcoming changes

Here  is an outline list of eight employment law related changes (and non-changes) announced by the Government due in the near future.  The last three are of sufficient general importance to merit separate consideration – provided by separate posts (see links below). The outline list is as follows: 1.  Time off to Train The Government has now announced that this right…

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