IT IS a scene replayed in offices around the country every day of the year. A member of staff celebrates a birthday and along with the obligatory cake, receives a card with messages scrawled inside such as "Congratulations on your birthday, Grandpa" or "50 and over the hill". However from 1 October 2006, this seemingly harmless leg pulling could be considered discriminatory under the new Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006. Click here for the Full Story.
07 June 2006