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Circumstances in which forcible retirement age is justified are clarified

Employers will welcome clarification of circumstances in which a business may justify a forcible retirement age which would otherwise amount to unlawful age discrimination, following a ruling in a long-running dispute.

A partner in a firm of solicitors was required by the partnership agreement to retire at 65.… Read more

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 4:23 pm

Employee's delay in resigning is not always fatal to constructive dismissal claim

Employers should consider the overall conduct of an employee, and not just how long it took to resign, when deciding whether the employee's actions amount to affirmation of the contract and waiver of the right to claim constructive dismissal.

An employer failed to deal properly with an employee's grievance following two instances of racial discrimination.… Read more

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 4:22 pm

LLPs plan auto-enrolment pensions for 'worker' members following employment law ruling

Members of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) can be 'workers' and may have to be included in their LLPs' auto-enrolment pension scheme if they qualify, following a recent Supreme Court ruling.

The Supreme Court ruled that a member of an LLP could be a 'worker' for employment law purposes.… Read more

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 4:21 pm