Following on from our recent article regarding avoiding Age Discrimination on your CV brought many follow up questions which highlights how much of an issue this is. This article aims to address these questions.
In January, the number of people seeking a new work opportunity soars to 64% of the UK workforce (Telegraph 2019) and it is reported that many companies are now shaking off the aftermath of the political upheaval to focus on their growth plans.
In the UK it is unlawful to discriminate against someone applying for work due to their age. There are a few exceptions, however, there has to be a good enough reason to do so and this would have to be proven in Court.