Age Discrimination

Employment Tribunal to hear former fire chief’s compensation claim

by Harvey Harding November 28, 2013 Age Discrimination

A former chief fire officer is taking the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to an Employment Tribunal to claim compensation for alleged age discrimination. David Dalziel was the chief at Grampian Fire and Rescue Service for eight years but claims he was turned down for a number of key roles when the new national fire […]

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Why John McCririck lost his £3m Employment Tribunal

by Harvey Harding November 21, 2013 Age Discrimination

Horse racing pundit John McCririck labelled an Employment Tribunal’s decision to uphold his dismissal from Channel 4 as a “historic setback” for older workers. The 73-year-old claimed his dismissal last year was age-driven as the Channel looked to employ younger workers. However, the tribunal ruled that the controversial presenter alienated viewers through “bigoted and sexist” […]

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Avoiding the Most Common Business Lawsuits

by edralyn July 23, 2013 Age Discrimination

These days, most small business owners understand the danger of lawsuits from the time their company is just an idea to the time it’s an office full of hundreds of employees. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, one out of every three small business is threatened or served with legal action every year. Two […]

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Suffering in silence?

by Thompsons Solicitors November 15, 2012 Age Discrimination

Not many people will have noticed, but an important case was decided last week in England regarding the rights of older and disabled people to receive services, such as care homes and day centres, appropriate to their needs from public authorities. The judge found that when planning their services (including their budgets), public authorities like […]

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5 Reasons to Guest Blawg

by Legal Author September 13, 2011 Accident Claims

A key component of blogging, guest blogging is, as the term suggests, where a blogger writes as a guest on another blogger’s blog. While this may be obvious, it may not be apparent to some why guest blogging can be useful. Here are 5 reasons why you may wish to increase your own or your […]

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