It is illegal to discriminate against someone at work because of their age. Age discrimination is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010 ("The Act"). The Act covers all ages and areas of employment, including recruitment, employment terms and conditions, promotions, transfers, dismissals and vocational training.

The Act protects you from discrimination, victimisation or harassment because of your age. In certain circumstances it also protect you after you have left your job.

Police Law - Age Discrimination