New Age Laws Spur Discrimination Enquiries Age discrimination laws 17.11.2006 Since the new age discrimination laws were introduced, six weeks ago, more than 100 people have contacted the Equality Commission for advice.The enquiries were a mixture of people who thought they had been discriminated against because of their age and employers who were seeking advice about the changes in the law.Employers were advised by the Commission that in order to help stop workers making cases against them they should make sure that their policies complied with the new laws.Employment expertNational Law firm Irwin Mitchell have held several seminars discussing Age Discrimination and the new laws that are being introduced. Employment expert Simon Coates said the new laws are certainly creating concern amongst businesses both large and small. Anyone who is unsure would benefit from an audit of their policies and guidance on future documentation to avoid significant legal action.Irwin Mitchell's IMHR+ product provides businesses with a comprehensive employment law service. The annual subscription to the service provides everything businesses need to know about their employment obligations to ensure compliance and minimise risk to the business on an ongoing basis throughout the year. It includes all businesses need to know to avoid the pitfalls of Age Discrimination laws.For further information please contact Lynne Penn on 07725 828700 or Sarah Kind on 07739 875268. Press contact James Clarke Press Officer +44 (0)161 838 3169 Email James Related articles 17.07.2018Mother Seeks Answers After Baby Is Left ‘In Agony’ Allegedly After Drinking Aptamil Formula 16.07.2018Family Speak Out After Driver Who Caused Fatal Accident Is Sentenced 16.07.2018Parents Of Bradford Man Who Committed Suicide ‘After NHS Trust Failings’ Demand Mental Health Improvements 16.07.2018Leeds Sets Employment Growth Standard In Q1 2018 16.07.2018Wimbledon Champion Alfie Hewett Becomes Irwin Mitchell’s Superhero Tri Team Captain 16.07.2018Manchester 'Enjoyed Employment Boost At Start Of 2018'