Age discrimination happens when someone is unfairly disadvantaged for reasons, which cannot be objectively justified, relating to their age. You’ll find here information on older workers, ageism, age discrimination law and case law.
Introductory guidance covering the main issues surrounding age discrimination in the workplace and the law. Gives recommendations and an action plan. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.
This report, produced in collaboration with TAFEP, explores the attitudes of employers in Singapore towards mature workers and the return on investment they bring to organisations.
Highlights the need for employers to ensure they are managing the performance of all employees effectively, but particularly in light of the end of the Default Retirement Age.
This Work Audit looks at how the jobs recession has affected men and women of different ages across the jobs spectrum, based on official statistics from the Labour Force Survey.
Provides practical guidance to help employers respond to the challenges and opportunities of an older working population.
Examines how employers are managing older workers under a total reward approach. Draws out good practice recommendations from case studies.
Looks at how case study organisations are addressing recruitment following the introduction of age discrimination legislation, and examines its implications for each stage of the recruitment process.
This month's podcast looks at the latest research and insights from age concern. The work force is rapidly changing, by 2020, nearly a third of the UK workforce will be over 50.
Whether an employer’s own enhanced redundancy payment scheme will be affected by the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 depends on ....
Employers may choose to adopt an employer justified retirement age for all employees. For further information see the related FAQ. In all other cases...
Came into force 6 April 2011. Removed the default retirement age in Northern Ireland.
Came into force on 6 April 2011. Removes the default retirement age of 65.
Employment Tribunal. 28 May 2013.
Employment Appeal Tribunal. 5 March 2013.
To help employers and trade unions understand how to implement good practice to tackle unfair age discrimination this revised version takes into account good practice developments since 2006 and the phasing out of the Default Retirement Age (DRA) from 6 April 2011.
This factsheet dispels some of the myths associated with employing older workers and suggests that performance problems that appear to be age-related may be due to a lack of support from managers or an unmet training need.
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