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It was not discriminatory on either age or sexual orientation grounds to deny a survivor's pension to the same sex partner of a retired employee, the EU's highest court has ruled. 25 Nov 2016
EU law allows a police force to impose an age limit when recruiting officers for operational duties, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has said. 16 Nov 2016
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This guide was last updated in November 2016.
Future changes to the state pension age (SPA) must be "underpinned" by "effective communications", in order for people to be able to plan effectively for their retirement, according to the chair of a government-commissioned review. 17 Oct 2016
The UK's leading financial firms have published targets for improving gender diversity in senior roles, along with their strategies for achieving those targets over the next five years. 12 Oct 2016
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Everyone has an age and since October 2006, all employees have been able to take legal action against their employer if they believe they have been discriminated against on age grounds. The impact of age laws is likely to be very significant and it is essential for employers to gear themselves up for the challenges the new laws will bring.
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