A government failure to update equality legislation means schemes offering bridging pensions could fall foul of provisions in the Equality Act 2010 - leaving them reliant on EU law as an interim solution.
Employers must take action as the number of strokes affecting employees may rise as the working population gets older, RedArc says.
The Supreme Court has ruled an exemption in the Equality Act, which allows schemes to exclude same-sex partners from spousal benefits accrued before December 2005, is discriminatory and breaches EU equality laws.
A man will make a case in the Supreme Court for his husband to receive the same death benefits a wife would be entitled to.
PP looks at hte impact of Innospec vs Walker
Schemes will not have to equalise survivor benefits for widowers and same sex partners after an appeal in the Walker vs Innospec case was dismissed today.
Rachel Dalton on why the marriage act's failure to close a loophole hampers equality
The Green Party has tabled an amendment to the Pensions Bill that would grant civil partners the same right as married couples to survivors' pensions.
Rachel Dalton asks why same-sex couples will be denied equal pension rights
Rachel Dalton examines the latest legal wrangling over survivors’ pensions for civil partners.
Proposals to allow gay marriage on an equal footing with traditional marriage could lead to "significant" costs for schemes if implemented, lawyers warn.
Simmons & Simmons pensions department partner Monica Ma introduces this month's legal panel.