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5th December 2011

Major Health and Safety Review: Cutting Red Tape

A major review of health and safety regulation by Professor Ragnar Löfstedt was published on Monday 28 November 2011 on the same day as the Government’s response. The full report runs to over 129 pages, and so the most significant highlights have been summarised below which are likely to be of greatest interest to our […]

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25th January 2011

Default Retirement Age to be Abolished

The default retirement age (DRA) allows employers to retire employees at or after they reach 65 years, without having to justify dismissal for a reason relating to age under the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010), as long as certain procedures are followed. The government confirmed that it will phase out the DRA in a consultation […]

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