Age Descrimination.info logo
 
Skip Navigation LinksHome > Publications > Publications > Articles
 
 
Articles

How the O'Reilly age discrimination decision will affect British broadcasting

13 January 2011

Source (Broadcast)

The O’Reilly age discrimination decision is likely to be of huge importance to broadcasters. It is the first major decision of its kind in the UK. Russell Brimelow of Lewis Silkin comments on the case and its implications.

"Retired by default" - age discrimination and the default retirement age

26 November 2010

Source (New Law Journal)

Age discrimination guru James Davies reports on some age old issues in this article on ELA's response to the Default Retirement Age consultation.

Why snuffing out the DRA too quickly may be counterproductive

25 November 2010

Source (People Magazine)

James Davies, Head of the Employment Department at Lewis Silkin, comments on the Employment Lawyers Association concerns on the abolition of the DRA.

Flexible Retirement and the Age Regulations

01 February 2009

Source (Employers Forum on Age)

Few pension schemes are providing flexible alternatives for individuals choosing to work past retirement age because of the confusion surrounding the law in this area. Employers are wary of age discrimination claims.

New laws may make schemes redundant

06 April 2008

Source (People Management)

Employers operating enhanced redundancy pay schemes may find themselves in treacherous waters when the age laws come into force.

Discrimination laws come of age

29 September 2006

Source (Hotel Business)

New legislation is coming into force this October to protect all workers from age-related prejudice. If you don't prepare now, you could unwittingly be leaving yourself open to legal action, warns partner Hazel Oliver.

Who will benefit from the new rules?

28 September 2006

Source (People Management)

What are the implications of next month's age regulations for employee benefits? The last article in this series answers some frequently asked questions.

Ask the experts: Age discrimination

27 September 2006

Source (FT.com)

Dramatic changes to the law regarding age discrimination in Britain will come into effect on October 1 under the Employment (Age) Regulations 2006. The new legislation intends to give victims of age discrimination legal rights against an employer.

Age Discrimination part 4

15 September 2006

Source (Industrial Relations Law Bulletin)

The fourth in a series of four guidance notes on the new age discrimination Regulations coming into force in autumn 2006. This article introduces the legislation and examines its scope.

Age equality at work

04 September 2006

Source (BBC News)

Employment lawyer James Davies, of Lewis Silkin LLP, explains what the new age discrimination laws will mean for both employers and employees.

Age-biased firms given their cards

27 July 2006

Source (People Management)

How can employers avoid age bias in recruitment? The first in a series of articles on the new age regulations answers some frequently asked questions.

Age Discrimination part 3

18 July 2006

Source (Industrial Relations Law Bulletin)

The third in a series of four guidance notes on the new age discrimination Regulations coming into force in autumn 2006. This article introduces the legislation and examines its scope.

Age Discrimination part 2

26 June 2006

Source (Industrial Relations Law Bulletin)

The second in a series of four guidance notes on the new age discrimination Regulations coming into force in autumn 2006. This article introduces the legislation and examines its scope.

Age Discrimination part 1

22 June 2006

Source (Industrial Relations Law Bulletin)

The first in a series of four guidance notes on the new age discrimination Regulations coming into force in autumn 2006. This article introduces the legislation and examines its scope.