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Employment Law News

“Overqualified” or too old for the job?

It’s common knowledge that some employers try to recruit in their own image (whether lawful or not). Job advertisements and person specifications can be used to pinpoint particular demographics, and in particular, certain age groups. Advertising for a candidate who is active, energetic and computer-savvy? Chances are, you’re looking to hire someone young.

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Being a whistleblowing champion

The past decade has not been a halcyon one for financial services. The collapse of Lehman Brothers and PPI misselling are two scandals which have contributed to one of the most turbulent periods in the industry’s history.

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Hiring and Firing the Board

Gareth Brahams looks at the best ways to negotiate entrances for new appointments to the board – and what to do when a board member needs to be terminated.

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