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By Dinesh Raja, Peter Laskey
This change in the law will require the company to operate more formal procedures regarding conflicts of interest but provided a potential situational conflict has been authorised, the change should not result in directors having to behave in a different way than they would at present.
By Peter Miller
Following the introduction of age discrimination legislation it was generally considered that length of service should not be used as a redundancy selection criteria. In the October 2008 case of Unite-v- Rolls-Royce the High Court has approved the use of length of service as one of 6 overall redundancy criteria.