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James v Coedffranc Community Council

An Employment Tribunal has found that an applicant for a park attendant role was directly discriminated against because of their age. It is a reminder of the benefit of prepared and scripted interviews, and the dangers of unscripted ones.

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Air Products Plc v Cockram

In this case, the Court of Appeal ruled that a good leaver provision in an LTIP could be objectively justified on the basis that the employer wished to achieve intergenerational fairness and consistency, reward experience and loyalty, and ensure a mix of generations of staff.

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Ali v Virgin Active Limited

An Employment Tribunal has rejected the claim of a former employee against Virgin Active, who argued that she was both forced to resign and subjected to harassment because of her age.

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Peckham v Magnox Limited

This case is a reminder that, when justifying age discrimination, evidence that there are no less discriminatory alternatives is important to show proportionality.

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Ms S Thornton v Le Maitre

A Tribunal dismissed a claim of age discrimination was dismissed after holding that, because of uncertainty about the Claimant's real age, the employer could not have known their age when terminating her.

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Gheasuddin v BT

An Employment Tribunal has rejected a former employee’s claim against BT, where he argued that he was dismissed as a result of performance improvement plans that were age discriminatory.

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Was it age discrimination for a Finnish law to tax pension income at a higher rate than earned income?

Khan v Adidas UK Ltd

The phrase "you can't teach an old dog new tricks" was not age discrimination (nor was it religion or belief discrimination).