What does Brexit mean for age discrimination law?

What does Brexit mean for age discrimination law?

Age discrimination laws came from the EU. In the UK, there was no protection from age discrimination at all until we were required to introduce new laws in order to implement the relevant EU directive. But now the UK is moving in a different direction and we are leaving the EU. So what does this mean for the future of age discrimination?

Fuller Working Lives: our summary and comment

Large numbers of over 50s exit the labour market early, putting them at risk of poverty and costing the economy billions in the process. "Fuller Working Lives" is the Government's strategy to minimise this and encourage more older workers.

Retiring the DRA: what has been the impact?

The Default Retirement Age was abolished in 2011. What has been the impact on employment of over 65s? We've crunched the numbers and discovered something fascinating...

Should age discrimination be a criminal offence?

Criminal sanctions for discrimination do not exist in the UK. But in other countries, they can be common. We discuss whether this is a measure that policymakers in the UK should think about.