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Age discrimination update

  • Jones Day
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2014

2013 was the "age of age discrimination cases". A number of key cases were decided by various courts - all have significantly helped to clarify the

Vento guidelines increased

  • Jones Day
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 26 2009

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held in Da'Bell v NSPCC (to be reported) that the three bands for Vento damages for injury to feelings in discrimination cases should be increased to reflect inflation

UK: new "employee shareholder" status

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • November 18 2013

Since September 1, 2013, employees have been able to trade certain employment rights otherwise guaranteed by law for shares in their employer. Such

Marriage to a particular individual is a protected characteristic under discrimination law does it mean the end of prohibitions on workplace relationships?

  • Jones Day
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 3 2012

Mrs Dunn was in dispute with her employer over her contractual sick pay entitlement

Retiring a partner at 65 years old was a proportionate means of meeting the employer's legitimate aims

  • Jones Day
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 29 2013

An Employment Tribunal has finally decided that an enforced retirement age was justified in the case Seldon v Clarkson Wright & Jakes (ET110027507

TUPE and insolvent companies

  • Jones Day
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2014

Where an Administrator makes employees redundant ahead of a sale of the business, will it always be a dismissal connected with a transfer (and

Anti-fox hunting beliefs protected under discrimination law

  • Jones Day
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2011

An employment tribunal has held that the Claimant's belief in the sanctity of life, which extends to his fervent anti-fox hunting belief, constitutes a philosophical belief protected under discrimination law

Court of Appeal confirms that s.108(7) of the Equality Act 2010 outlaws post-termination victimisation

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2014

The Court of Appeal ("COA") has confirmed that s.108(7) of the Equality Act 2010 ("EA 2010") which specifically excluded post-termination

Age discrimination and pensions

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • March 30 2007

The Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 came into effect on 1 October 2006

Increase in the cap on a week's pay with effect from 1 October 2009

  • Jones Day
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 26 2009

The maximum limit on a "week's pay" for the purposes of calculating an unfair dismissal basic award or a statutory redundancy payment will increase with effect from 1 October 2009 from £350 to £380