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Default Retirement Age Abolished
Date created: 03/10/2011

Any British employee celebrating their 65th Birthday after the 1st October 2011 will be protected by new rules.. read more

EAT Decision May be Good News for Equality and Diversity Professionals
Date created: 12/09/2011

Tribunals can demand employers conduct diversity training and equality audits to benefit the entire workforce according to a ruling in a recent age discrimination case. .. read more

Gender Pay Gap Widens for Executives
Date created: 05/09/2011

A survey conducted by XpertHR on behalf of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) has revealed an increase between the amount earned between male and female executives.. read more

Employers Forum on Age and Belief to Broaden Focus
Date created: 09/08/2011

The Employers Forum on Age and Employers forum on Belief networks are to offer a third broader membership based affiliation.. read more

IEDP complete first programme of professional accreditations
Date created: 01/08/2011

The Institute of Equality and Diversity Practitioners have announced the completion of their first pilot of members’ professional assessment.. read more

Further Education Colleges Under the Equality Spotlight
Date created: 11/07/2011

59% of Further Education Colleges scored less than 50% in a recent Equality analysis of their websites... read more

Rise in Age Discrimination Claims Set to Continue TAEN Warns
Date created: 01/07/2011

Reacting to the sharp rise in the number of age discrimination claims TAEN – The Age and Employment Network, warns that the figure is likely to continue rising... read more

Government Intensifies Efforts on Changing Equalities Legislation
Date created: 09/06/2011

A special Spotlight has been launched on the governments ’Red Tape Challenge’ website debating the Equality Act 2010. The move has come as a surprise to many who thought the .. read more

Government Considers Lower Discrimination Payouts
Date created: 16/05/2011

The government is considering capping awards for discrimination as part of a drive to reduce red tape. The review is part of employment regulation review .. read more

Government Considers Scrapping the Equality Act
Date created: 01/05/2011

Just before diversity practitioners thought the coalition had finished tampering with equality laws, many may be surprised to learn the government is asking whether we should scrap equality laws all together.. read more