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Ill-health pension payments based on previous part-time working due to disability did not amount to unfavourable treatment (Williams v Trustees of Swansea University Pension and Assurance Scheme and another)

Ill-health pension payments based on previous part-time working due to disability did not amount to unfavourable treatment (Williams v Trustees of Swansea University Pension and Assurance Scheme and another)
Published on: 20 December 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Ill-health pension payments based on previous part-time working due to disability did not amount to unfavourable treatment (Williams v Trustees of Swansea University Pension and Assurance Scheme and another)
  • What are the implications of the judgment?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the Supreme Court decide?

Article summary

Pensions analysis: Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers examines the Supreme Court decision in Williams v Trustees of Swansea University Pension and Assurance Scheme and another concerning whether it was unfavourable treatment amounting to discrimination arising from disability for the claimant, on retiring early for ill-health reasons, to receive pension payments based partly on the salary paid when he worked part-time, rather than full-time, in the last few years of his employment because of his disability. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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