On 17 May 2011, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) published ‘Predictors of Attitudes to Age Across Europe’.
Published in March 2011 by AgeUK, ‘A Snapshot of Ageism in the UK and across Europe’ shows that age discrimination is widespread in Europe.
In March 2011, TAEN published guidance for employers and employees on working without a fixed retirement age.
The default retirement age (DRA) is to be phased out between 6 April and 30 September 2011.
On 3 March 2011, the Government published ‘Equality Act 2010: Ending age discrimination in services, public functions and associations – A consultation’.
The Department for Work and Pensions ‘Age Positive’ website contains a range of information, guidance and employer case studies.
On 13 January, the Government confirmed that Default Retirement Age is to be phased out between 6 April and 1 October 2011.
On 13 January, Acas published guidance to coincide with the Government’s confirmation that the Default Retirement Age is to be phased out between 6 April and 1 October 2011.
On 13 January, the Government published a written response to its recent consultation on the issue, and new guidance by Acas to help businesses adapt to the removal of the regulation.
On 28 October 2010, Grandparents Plus launched a campaign and survey report to highlight the impact of welfare reform and spending cuts on family and friends carers.