Updated to include information on Bakkali v Greater Manchester Buses (South) Ltd t/a Stage Coach Manchester, in which the EAT confirmed the importance of "context" in harassment cases.
The law on discrimination in recruitment and selection, including the impact of the Equality Act 2010 on recruitment, direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, the duty to make reasonable adjustments, positive action, occupational requirements, monitoring and keeping records.
In Air Products plc v Cockram, the Court of Appeal held that the employment tribunal was correct to find that a rule in a long-term incentive share plan that employees whose employment terminates before they are 55 forfeit all unvested awards under the plan is justified.
Updated to reflect the increase in the cap on a week's pay for the purposes of calculating redundancy pay, in force on 6 April 2018.
A group of judges have won their Employment Appeal Tribunal case, which found that transitional arrangements to a new public sector pension scheme were unlawfully age discriminatory.
An employment tribunal has held that an estate agent administrator who resigned after she was told that she would be "better suited to a traditional estate agency" was subjected to age discrimination.
A table listing the age discrimination awards made by employment tribunals in 2016/17.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that, in assessing the employer's justification defence, the tribunal had failed to adopt a holistic approach and consider an age-related cap on redundancy payments within the broader context.
The UK ranks 19th out of 34 countries in terms of its employment rate of older workers, according to PwC's Golden Age Index.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to age discrimination.