On 22 June 2010, the Chancellor George Osborne delivered the new coalition Government’s emergency budget. The measures that the new Government are taking to address the country’s deficit have been well documented. There are implications for employment law.
Default Retirement Age, Review of Employment Legislation and schedule with Equality Act 2010 implementation will be all affected. Main reasons are budget cuts and structural changes in agencies responsible for Employment Law. First indication of these type of budget related changes was visible for the public when Government Equalities Office removed the implementation dates for the Act from its website earlier this month.