All items: Age discrimination

  • Job applicants with spurious intentions: what should employers do?

    Date:
    20 March 2017

    Police in Scotland have been informed about a serial job applicant who threatens to launch legal action if he is not invited to interview.

  • Top tips on avoiding discrimination when managing older workers

    Date:
    1 November 2016

    Five years on from the abolition of the default retirement age, employers are still coming to terms with the practical challenges of managing older workers. Chris Cook and Keely Rushmore of SA Law advise on how to deal with sensitive issues concerning older workers, such as planning ahead and addressing performance issues.

  • Ten years of tackling age discrimination in the workplace

    Date:
    29 September 2016

    It is 10 years since age discrimination legislation was introduced, but how have these obligations influenced how multi-generational workplaces operate? Richard Lee, partner at Gowling WLG, considers the impact of this important piece of legislation.

  • Age discrimination: a lesser form of discrimination?

    Date:
    18 November 2013

    Consultant editor Darren Newman hypothesises about the generous approach to justifying age discrimination taken by the tribunals and courts.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to age discrimination.