A report by the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC) highlights international research which suggests that state pension reforms have significant potential to exacerbate social inequalities.
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Scott Morrison announced yesterday that the Government will no longer proceed with its plan to raise the age of pension access to 70.
Two new measures that will directly affect older workers in Australia: an increase of the work pension bonus and the subsidisation of wages for older workers.
The Government is to appeal against a decision that a transitional pension scheme applicable to judges was age discriminatory.
People suddenly start thinking about retirement aged 48. But by then it's already far too late
The pensions minister has warned workers in their 30s that the government had no idea when they would be able to retire.
The decision is expected to clarify the extent to which costs can justify age discrimination.
Employers need to train and performance manage older workers better or risk falling foul of age discrimination laws when Default Retirement Age is phased out, CIPD statistics show
Statistics in a CIPD survey found older employees are given appraisals less frequently that their younger colleagues.
Despite accusations of age discrimination, the government will press ahead with plans to raise the state pension age
The coalition wants to raise the pension age for women from 60 to 65 by 2018 as a prelude to both female and male pension ages rising to 66 in 2020. Age discrimination allegations have arisen as women currently in their fifties will be disadvantaged.
Saga is urging the Government to rethink its plans for accelerating state pension age increases amid allegations of gender and age discrimination
Life expectancy is rising faster than anticipated by the 2005 Pensions Bill, causing problems for pension reform.
Women facing retirement delays after increase to pension age offered new hope amid government rethink and complaints of discrimination
The plight of the retiring women is the subject of a growing backbench rebellion.
Pension Minister set for a grilling on age discrimination, pensions, fuel poverty and retirement at this years pensioners parliament in Blackpool
Around 1,500 members of the National Pensioners Convention are expected to travel into town for the three day event being held at Winter Gardens.
The proposed flat-rate pension is unlikely to be introduced in the near future, the latest word from Parliament suggests
Lord Taylor of Holbeach told the House of Lords that the changes would not be 'rushed in' and that it was likely to be something for a future Parliament. His comments come after Pensions Minister Steve Webb launched a consultation on the proposals.
Outlawing age discrimination would ease pensions crisis in Bermuda, claims director of Bermudan branch of Age Concern
A charity director claims the Island’s potential pensions crisis could be eased at almost no cost simply by adding a word to their Human Rights Act. banning age discrimination would allow people to work longer if they wished and keep earning.
Pensions: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) today recommends the UK government further increases the state pension age (SPA) to combat rising costs
In October last year, the government announced the SPA would rise to 66 by 2020, accelerating the pace of change advocated by the Labour government, which planned to raise the SPA to 66 by 2026. However, the OECD says the reform does not go far enough.
Age discrimination and the Budget 2011: Age UK have put together a list of measures to benefit older people that they want the Chancellor to include
With the Chancellor George Osbourne due to unveil the budget next week, Age UK have released a number of proposals which they want included and which will promote age equality and reduce age discrimination in society.
'Pensions shake-up will provide more elderly and old age pensioners with secure future' according to age discrimination campaigner Steve Webb MP
The Pensions Bill will ban forced retirement at 65, which campaigners have welcomed as a significant boost against age discrimination. It will also help hundreds of thousands of people save for their retirement but faces opposition from the IoD.
Pension schemes ‘risk’ age discrimination claims due to default retirement age (DRA) abolition and impact on older worker insurance benefits
Georgina Jones, Associate at Sackers & Partners comments on the Government's age discrimination drive and its plans to abolish the Default Retirement Age (DRA). She also outlines the likely impact for workers and company pension schemes.
Nearly half of people currently in their fifties will have to work past the age of 65 because they cannot afford to retire, according to Government estimates.
As employers across the country start to plan for the abolition of the Default Retirement Age, bosses at Longleat Estate have sparked outrage by firing every employee aged over 65. Union leaders have condemned the move as ageist and age discrimination.