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A High Court hearing into a further BT legal challenge to pension increases concluded last week. The case relates to pension increases for certain members of Section B of the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS).

Prospect has warned that BT is creating “a perfect storm of stress and anxiety” among managers and professionals by rolling out a fundamental jobs restructure without having agreed the accompanying changes to pay, terms and conditions with the union.

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BT’s appeal against a High Court ruling preventing the company from applying lower pension increases for members of Section C of the defined benefit BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) concluded last week.

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Tomorrow (9 October) sees the start of an appeal by BT against a High Court ruling in January preventing the company from changing the index used to increase pensions for members of Section C of the defined benefit BT Pension Scheme (BTPS).

Rarely in the public eye, Prospect’s BT case-handlers do vital work behind the scenes supporting individuals with a work-related problem. Susan Harding, who does this full-time for members, describes what’s involved

Obituary: Simon Petch
04 October 2018