Glenn Ericson (Glenn-Ericson@att.net)wrote:
> So much for the law!
In the UK we do not (yet) have any age discrimination legislation, and in
any case it would not apply to consultants, only to employees and job
applicants. It is common for job ads to specify that candidates will be
in their mid-twenties, early thirties etc.
Going freelance has traditionally been a way of side-stepping the ageism
that undoubtedly exists here. FWIW a fellow contractor on a recent project
is of normal retirement age and he's one of the best I've ever worked
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