Age discrimination

Age discrimination

Indirect age discrimination is where a policy that is applied to all employees negatively affects people in a certain age group. An indirectly discriminatory policy can be justified if it is a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim

Whistleblowing

Whistleblowing

A protected disclosure is when a worker discloses information which they reasonably believe shows some sort of wrongdoing, such as a crime or breach of a legal obligation. The disclosure must be in the public interest, not for personal gain.

Asbestos

Mesothelioma

Whilst we no longer promote the idea that one asbestos fibre could kill you and recognise that this represents the fact that we do not know how much asbestos is required to cause mesothelioma, it is still accepted that the more fibres you breathe in the greater the risks to your health.