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Discriminating on age and not realising it

Age discrimination is frequently in the news, but it’s notoriously hard to spot in the workplace. And unfortunately, age discrimination is often linked to our own personal biases, which makes it even harder to see. Educating yourself on how it can present is, therefore, essential. Investors in People highlight five ways you could be discriminating on age – but might not realise it. 
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Employee retention: 5 situations when it’s a bad idea

Recruitment and training cost time and money, which is why retention is a core HR metric in many organisations. There are other benefits to retention, of course, such as keeping tacit knowledge close at hand. But are there any scenarios when retention isn’t the best course of action? The answer is nuanced – Investors in People have outlined their reasons – read on for their five examples that show you why.
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