Landmark ruling hands employers the right to force workers to retire

In a landmark ruling that is likely to have significant ramifications for those working in healthcare, the UK Supreme Court has outlined the powers available to employers to enable them to make workers retire. The ruling states that in the case of Leslie Seldon v Clarkson Wright and Jakes, a request made by Mr Seldon to his employers that he wished to work beyond his 65thbirthday and which was turned down, was a decision based on “fairness between generations” and was a legitimate one. Mr... Readmore
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