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Age resources for firms

Age is one of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. ICAEW has collated these resources to support organisations and member firms ensure they are compliant with the legislation and supporting their employees.

Age discrimination


Equality legislation protects individuals from being discriminated on the basis of their age. On this page you can find articles, books and online resources providing information, legislation and guidance.

Intergenerational Fairness


Ensuring intergenerational fairness is one of the biggest challenges facing policy-makers today.

Why older people will need to work longer

Economia 08-05-2017

In this economia article, David Adams examines why more older people are going to need to work for longer and what this means for them, as well as employers, the economy and society.

Health Insurance benefits

Legal Alert 05-11-2013

Employers whose Permanent Health Insurance (PHI) schemes do not provide the same benefits to employees of all ages should consider reviewing them, or risk age discrimination claims, following a recent legal ruling. Legal Alert, November 2013.