British Airways: Trustees granted members 'gratuitous and unearned' benefits

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British Airways: Trustees granted members 'gratuitous and unearned' benefits

Trustees of the British Airways pension schemes have been accused of trying to grant "gratuitous" and "unearned" benefits to scheme members in opening statements of a landmark trial.

The case, which began at the High Court yesterday, centres on a discretionary 0.2% increase in benefits for the 2013/14 financial year granted by trustees of the Airways Pension Scheme (APS). Th...

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