Health and safety policy review

12 November 2019

I am reviewing our current health and safety policy — in particular, the written statement on our general policy. Are there principles I can follow to make sure the written statement meets best practice?

Retirement — age discrimination?

6 November 2019

I have an employee who is 70 years old, and I feel that it is time for them to go. Can I discuss retirement with them? If I raise the question of retirement, will I leave myself open to a claim of age discrimination?

Retirement — an ageing workforce

6 November 2019

We have an ageing workforce. Can I introduce a mandatory retirement age and introduce some younger blood into the organisation?

Bereavement leave — policies

30 October 2019

I am devising a new bereavement policy for my company. Have you a checklist of the essential points that I should include in the policy?