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Compensation Against Age Discrimination in United Kingdom

The Equality Act According to the Equality Act, any discrimination or unfair treatment on the basis of a personal characteristic, such as age, is against the law. The law is in place to protect from discrimination in almost all cases. The act is applied to discrimination on the following basis: Age Race Sex Gender Disability … Read more

Retirement Dismissals

Employment law in the UK allows older workers to voluntarily retire at a time of their choice and draw any occupational pension that they are entitled to. Employers, however, cannot set a retirement age or force employees to retire unless it can be justified that such an act is ‘a proportionate means of achieving a … Read more

Case Study: Older employee told “better suited to traditional agency”

The recently reported case of Gomes v Henworth Limited and another.  The Claimant had been employed since 2009 by an estate agent as an Administrative Assistant.  During a conversation about alleged shortcomings with her work (errors in a letter that was sent out).  The tribunal found that the second Respondent, Mr Graham Gold, had said … Read more

Examples of Age Discrimination during the Recruitment Process

Age discrimination during the recruitment process is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010. If you find that you have been discriminated against when applying for a job or during the interview process, you may be able to make a claim for age discrimination in the employment tribunal. Examples of Age Discrimination during the Recruitment Process … Read more