Legal - Retirement regulations: Retirement age heading for the horizon

retirement-age

The government recently launched a consultation on scrapping the default retirement age in the UK. Currently, an employer can force an employee to retire at the age of 65. Under the new plans, employers could not force an employee to retire because they had reached 65. If they do wish to retire an employee, they will need to provide a clear, objective justification setting out a legitimate aim and that having that compulsory retirement age is a proportionate means of achieving it.

For brokers

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected].

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have an Insurance Age account, please register now.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: