Posted by Malcolm Gregory, Partner
Permanent health insurance – are you covered?
The labour market is competitive with employers seeking to offer the best benefits package they can to attract talent. In some cases problems arise where there is confusion about whether or not a particular benefit forms part of an employee’s contract.
In Amdocs Systems Group Ltd v Langton, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) highlighted the risks for employers of having contractual benefits which are underpinned by an insurance policy.