Lloyds Banking Group Pensions Trustees Ltd v Lloyds Bank Plc & Ors Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceEWHC 2839 (Ch)
Legal BodyEngland and Wales High Court (EWHC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Pensions, Pay
This case concerns inequality between men and women regarding pension benefits and is likely to have a significant impact on both public and private sector schemes across the UK.
The Department of Work and Pensions and the Treasury were interested parties in the case owing to its serious implications for the public sector, while the Banking Trade Union, which brought the case on behalf of Lloyds employees, claimed 5 million members of 6,000 pension schemes could be affected.
Between 6 April 1978 and 5 April 1997, the legislation as to state pensions in the United Kingdom included provisions as to a state earnings related pension. This created a State Earnings Related Pension Scheme or
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