Miller Samuel Solicitors Blog
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Business Secretary Vince Cable has unveiled the latest round of proposed employment law reforms, which aim to simplify and speed up the process of ending the employment relationship when it breaks down. The proposals are most likely to benefit small businesses.
New official statistics show that the number of women in the boardrooms of the UK’s top companies has increased in the past year, Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced.
An employment law Professor has claimed that a change in work culture is necessary to encourage employees to use the proper internal channels to report corporate wrongdoing, and to stop future public disclosures of malpractice.
The 'Retirement' of the Default Retirement Age?
The Employment Equality (Age) Regulations were introduced in 2006. One of the most significant changes introduced by the regulations was that of a Default Retirement Age ("DRA") which made it possible for an employer to fairly dismiss an employee on the ground of retirement once they reached the age of 65. So long as the employer complied with the statutory procedure, any dismissal on the ground of retirement would be fair.