On 4 April 2014, the High Court in
IBM UK Holdings v Dalgleish and others [2014] EWHC 980 (Ch) was asked to consider whether IBM’s defined benefit scheme
closures were lawful and whether they were implemented in breach of the duty of good
faith and the contractual duty of trust
and confidence.

The facts in this case cover events from over
ten years ago, from 2004 to 2011, in respect of
two defined benefit schemes and various benefit structures which affected thous...

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