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John McCririck loses his Age Discrimination Claim

An employment tribunal has held that Channel 4’s decision to remove John McCririck as a presenter of Channel 4 Racing was not direct discrimination on the grounds of his age. The decision was made because of his image and presenting … Continue reading

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Default Retirement Age No longer Valid

Last Friday the 5th October marked the final day that the Default Retirement Age can operate as employees will no longer be able to force workers to retire following the abolition of the Default Retirement Age last year. This means … Continue reading

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Age Discrimination: is compulsory retirement at 65 lawful?

Leslie Seldon was an equity partner in a Kent firm of solicitors, Clarkson, Wright & Jakes. The partnership deed had a retirement age of 65. But as Mr Seldon reached his 65th birthday, he realised that he could not afford … Continue reading

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