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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Case Law Update – Fixing a retirement age: Seldon v Clarkson Wright & Jakes

The law Forcing an employee to retire at a certain age is direct age discrimination.  A business can lawfully operate a fixed retirement age only if it can show that …

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HR dilemma: ‘new recruit’s legal case fills us with dread’

Article from the Financial Times – published on 15 May 2013 We recently recruited a senior member of staff who entirely outshone all other candidates during the interviews. To my …

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Onu v Akwiwu anor – Post-employment victimisation is covered by the Equality Act 2010

In Onu v Akwiwu anor the EAT considered again whether protection from post-employment victimisation was covered by the Equality Act 2010 (“the Act”). Langstaff P hearing the appeal as Chair …

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Queen’s Speech 2013 – key implications for employment law

In the Queen’s Speech on 8 May the government announced a whole raft of legislation it intends to implement in the next parliamentary session and the following proposals will be …

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Contributory Conduct

Article from Daniel Barnett’s Employment Law Bulletin – published 30 April 2013 In Ladrick Lemonious v Church Commissioners, the EAT reviewed the correct approach to reducing awards for unfair dismissal …

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