Pensions in UK Law

  • MCP Pensions Trustees Ltd v AON Pension Trustees Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 08 March 2010
  • Sybron Corporation v Rochem Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 February 1983
    ... ... his normal retiring date, as he did, they would clearly have exercised their discretion adversely to him under r.8 (b) of the rules of the pensions scheme, and that in not doing so they acted under a mistake. Thirdly, that if this mistake on their part was induced either by a misrepresentation or ... ...
  • Parry v Cleaver
    • House of Lords
    • 05 February 1969
    ... ... The products of the sums paid into the pension fund are in fact delayed remuneration for his current work. That is why pensions are regarded as earned income ... 14 But the man does not get back in the end the accumulated sums paid into the fund on his behalf. This is a ... ...
  • R (Carson) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
    • House of Lords
    • 26 May 2005
  • Atherton v British Insulated and Helsby Cables Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 11 December 1925
    ... ... (who are manufacturers of insulated cables) had a large clerical and technical staff, and that prior to the year 1916 they had not paid pensions to their employees retiring on account of old age. In or about that year, however, the appellant company (to quote the language of the Case) "found ... ...
  • Krasner v Dennison and Others Lawrence v Lesser
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 06 April 2000
    ... ... Notwithstanding the enactment of section 11 of the Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999 – which will, in effect, reverse the decision in In re Landau in relation to bankruptcies commencing after the section is in force – the ... ...
  • James v Eastleigh Borough Council
    • House of Lords
    • 14 June 1990
    ... ... ( b ) in the case of a woman, the age of 60." In this sense it not only governs the age at which persons can first qualify for their state pensions, but is also used as the basis on which men and women qualify for a variety of concessions to the elderly such as free or reduced travel and free ... ...
  • Briggs v Gleeds (Head Office)
    • Chancery Division
    • 15 April 2014
    ... ... rate for final salary members from 1/70 th to 1/80 th of final pensionable salary and (c) to remove "the minimum annual increase to pensions in payment of 4% per annum (subject to Revenue limits) regardless of inflation". The document concluded: "IT IS CONFIRMED THAT all members ... ...
  • Woodland-Ferrari v UCL Group Retirement Benefits Scheme
    • Chancery Division
    • 05 July 2002
    ... ... interest, said to be due from the applicant, Mr Robert Woodland-Ferrari ("Mr Woodland") by reason of a determination of the Pensions Ombudsman dated ... 29 th August 2001 ... 3 The essential facts can be stated quite shortly. Mr ... ...
  • Equitable Life Assurance Society v Hyman
    • House of Lords
    • 20 July 2000
    ... ... The value of the with-profits fund as at 31 December 1998 was £21 billion ... 8 The applicable category of policies is UK pensions business, and only policies issued before 1988 in the following four sub-categories are relevant: (i) retirement annuity policies; (ii) individual ... ...
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