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New Rules for Retirement

May 12, 2014

The default retirement age, which was 65 years old, was abolished on 1st October 2011. This means that employees have the option to continue working after 65 years of age and if they are compulsorily retired then they may be able to bring claims for age discrimination and unfair dismissal. An employer can still set a default retirement age, but any decision to retire an employee must be…

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