HM Land Registry v Benson & Ors [2011] UKEAT 0197_11_1002

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Age Discrimination; redundancy selection

The Appellant offered employees a voluntary redundancy/early retirement scheme, with enhanced benefits. It had more applicants than could be accommodated within the available budget, and a selection exercise was undertaken. The Claimants in the two appeals were applicants who had not been selected for release under the scheme. They were of two kinds – five who alleged age discrimination and one (Mrs McGlue) who alleged sex discrimination. The Age Discrimination Claims The Appellant selected for release those applicants whose entitlements under the scheme would be lowest, thus maximising the numbers who could be released within the constraints of

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This article is correct at 17/02/2012

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