Work till you drop

The government has just started a consultation process with the view of scrapping the fixed retirement age from October 2011. This would mean that employers would no longer be able to ‘force’ workers to retire at age 65, as they can, and usually do, at the moment. The bad news is that you have to have a job in the … Continue reading

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We are all getting older and the government is getting worried.

“The population of the UK is becoming increasingly older.” So says, the introduction to Ageing across the UK which is a section of the 42nd Regional Trends report just published by the Office for National Statistics. I know I’m getting older, but I suppose it must be useful to read that it is now official. Over the last 25 years, … Continue reading

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