Age discrimination ' is your business ready? By Rebecca Benneyworth
Most employers are aware that new age discrimination rules come into effect this weekend, but how many know the wide reaching effects of the changes and how much work will be needed to satisfy the new rules?
The age discrimination legislation comes into force on 1 October, and effectively bans all forms of discrimination regarding age. Although it has been regarded as great news for older employees, who may not be discriminated against on grounds of age, the legislation also affects younger workers and many long established practices in business.