Employment law cases

Seldon v Clarkson Wright & Jakes (a partnership) [2012] IRLR 590 SC

Reports relating to this case:

  • Age discrimination: Supreme Court provides guidance on justification of compulsory retirement age

    26 April 2012

    The Supreme Court has provided guidance on the components needed to justify a compulsory retirement age, stressing that the chosen retirement age has to be appropriate and necessary in that particular business. It went on to say that, once a retirement age is justified for a workplace or group of workers, the employer does not have to justify every retirement on an individual basis.