In March 2012, the Government announced that it has decided to delay a decision on implementation of its proposed ban on age discrimination in the provision of services.
In January 2012, the EHRC announced that it would use the first two age discrimination cases to be heard by the UK’s Supreme Court to argue for clarification of the law.
The default retirement age (DRA) is to be phased out between 6 April and 30 September 2011.
On 13 January, the Government confirmed that Default Retirement Age is to be phased out between 6 April and 1 October 2011.
On 5 March 2009, the European Court of Justice published its ruling on the challenge to the UK’s compulsory retirement age.
The Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 came into force on 1 October 2006.