Tag Archives: older bis

£120m to fix pension discrimination

The Supreme Court has ruled that pensions which discriminate against same-sex spouses are wrong – and it’s going to cost £120m to fix. The 2010 Equality Act included a clause allowing employers to discriminate against same-sex couples, by letting employers treat employees who began employment prior to the 2005 Civil Partnerships Act differently in pension provision. The judgement in the […]

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Queer Retirement Village?

The city council in Manchester has announced a new retirement home project – intended to be made up of a majority of LGBT residents. The project would be part of the city’s programme that provides housing for older people, and would be the first LGBT-majority “Extra Care” scheme in the UK. Bi, trans, lesbian and gay peoples’ experiences as they […]

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