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Retirement at 65 no longer mandatory

Employers can no longer force workers to retire once they reach 65, following a change in the law.

But it is thought some firms plan to offer older workers financial incentives to leave at a certain age, while charities for older people say age discrimination is still common in the workplace.

Joe Lynam reports.

  • 01 Oct 2011
  • From the section UK