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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to introduce practitioners to a range of issues relating to age discrimination, employers and their workforce and insurance matters. It covers numerous topics including: the ageing workforce in the UK; recent age discrimination cases concerning employers insurance; the Equality Act 2010 and recently added provisions; and practical tips on how to handle insurance matters and age discrimination in the future.

After completing the course you will:
  • Appreciate the changing demographic of the UK workforce;
  • Understand the facts of the Purple Parking and Oasis Taxis cases and the implications they have for employers;
  • Be aware of what steps the Government and the Equality and Human Rights Commission are taking in relation to the ageing workforce;
  • Have knowledge of The Equality Act 2010 and recently added provisions which concern age discrimination;
  • Have comprehended the issues employers need to be aware of in relation to insurance;
  • Be able to provide employers with practical tips on how to avoid age discrimination claims which concern insurance matters.
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Case Update
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • The Equality Act 2010;
  • Fuller Working Lives;
  • Foreman v Oasis Taxis Mansfield Ltd [2013] EqLR 552;
  • Homer v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police [2012] IRLR 601;
  • Whitham v Capita Insurance Services ET2505448/12;
  • Wright and others v Purple Parking Ltd ET/3302277/2012.

In this CPDcast Ruth Ormston from Wragge & Co covers age discrimination issues and how they relate to insurance- specifically in the context of employers insurance policies. It covers a range of topics and several recent cases including Purple Parking and Oasis Taxis.

Date Recorded: 27th August 2014


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