Age Discrimination: Taking it literally

The wording of an employer’s policy meant it was merely obliged to provide PHI, not to ensure the employee actually received payments, write Helen Roberts and Rebecca Harding-Hill ‘The decision does reflect the reality of the circumstances where employees are denied benefit because they were ill and claiming under the employer’s existing scheme when a …
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Cases Referenced

  • Anite Systems Ltd v Williams-Key [2001] UKEAT/898/98
  • Hall v Xerox UK Ltd [2014] UKEAT/0061/14
  • Pioneer Technology (UK) Ltd v Jowitt [2003] EWCA Civ 411
  • Smith v Gartner UK Ltd [2016] UKEAT/0279/15
  • Whitham v Capita Insurance Services Ltd [2013] ET/2505448/12