Closing the Pension Gap: Understanding Women’s Attitudes to Pension Saving was published by the Fawcett Society in April 2016.
The Technical Guidance on Age Discrimination in the Provision of Services, Public Functions and Associations was published in March 2016. It provides examples of how the age ban works in practice.
In 2016, the Mayor’s Design Advisory Group published ‘Ageing London: How do we create a world-class city to grow old in?’
Case No: CO/1822/2015 Date 6 November 2015 Link to judgement http://www.bailii.org/cgi-bin/markup.cgi?doc=/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2015/3193.html&query=%27public+sector+equality+duty%27&method=boolean Discrimination grounds Disability and age Summary of case This was a challenge to the council tax rules adopted by the London Borough of Havering (LBH) by a disabled man. The claimant is a man of 55. He lives with his wife and adult son. …
Date 07 April 2014 Link to judgment http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2014/1027.html Discrimination grounds Age, disability and race Summary of case This was a judicial review to challenge the council’s decision to revoke a London soup kitchen’s licence to operate in an authority-owned car park. Christian Kitchen is a registered charity whose trustees organise a soup kitchen which has …
‘Older people and complaints about health care’ was published by the Parliamentary and Health Service
Ombudsman in December 2015.
‘Understanding Retirement Journeys: Expectations vs reality’ was published in December 2015.
On 4 November 2015, the Equality and Diversity Forum Research Network held a seminar exploring issues of intergeneration fairness that was attended by approximately 40 people from research, policy and voluntary sectors.
In October 2015, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published its response to the questionnaire on the effectiveness of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA).
Published by three think tanks from across the political spectrum, ‘The Generation Game’ calls for radical new measures to tackle the challenges of an ageing population.