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Older workers still have much to offer

Our population is ageing and the workforce growing greyer, with Wednesday’s jobs data showing the number of over-65s in employment continuing to rise.

Business: Bring back the retirement age

More older people working longer is causing a bottleneck for younger staff - who will leave to join a rival company, organisations warn in a new report. 

Retirement age abolition will cause benefit issues

Employers must formalise their flexible retirement policies ahead of the abolition of the default retirement age or risk breaching age discrimination laws, JLT Benefit Solutions warns. 

Hiring across the generation gap

With the default retirement age soon to be a relic of the past, DeeDee Doke discovers that the greater battle is to change both workers’ and employers’ attitudes to age and prevent age discrimination.