The Equality Bill (the Bill) was published on 27 April 2009.
Currently, a non-discrimination rule relating to age, disability, religion or belief and sexual orientation is implied into pension scheme rules.
In our May 2009 update, we noted that the Equality Bill had been published at the end of April 2009, together with a document entitled "A Fairer Future - the Equality Bill and other action to make equality a reality", which explains what the Bill is designed to achieve.
Booth v Oldham establishes the principle that once a person has failed to use a statutory dispute resolution mechanism at his disposal, he cannot then seek redress in the courts.
The Flexible Working (Eligibility, Complaints and Remedies) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 came into force on 6 April 2009.