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  • Mandatory retirement age

    04 August 2014

    Unlike in other forms of direct discrimination, there is a defence of justification to direct age discrimination where the discrimination is capable of being objectively justified.…

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  • Employees associated with disabled people

    04 August 2014

    While an employer must not directly discriminate against its employee, or subject him/her to harassment on grounds that the employee is associated with a disabled person…

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  • Lucky again, Rolf!

    31 July 2014

    The Attorney General, Jeremy Wright QC MP has decided not to refer the 5 year and 9 month sentence given to Rolf Harris to the Court of Appeal with the vast majority of commentators feeling that the initial sentence given to Harris was lenient. …

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  • Low EPC ratings can no longer be ignored

    25 July 2014

    Under the Energy Act 2011, no later than April 2018, the Secretary of State must make regulations making it unlawful for property owners to let commercial properties with the lowest energy performance …

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  • Poorly drafted non-compete restriction upheld by the High Court

    14 May 2014

    Post-termination restrictions (also known as restrictive covenants) are a useful tool for many employers who wish to protect their business against former employees who leave their employment and move on to a competing business.…

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