Working Longer

What do you want to be when you're older? A common question asked of children. But why are we not asking people over 50 the same question?
This week John Cridland published his final report and recommendations to government on future increases in state pension
Many people think about these issues too late. For others life events happen and prevent them from saving or contributing to a pension. For many others there simply isn't the money to save when the bills are paid. The Centre for Ageing Better wants more people to feel prepared for later life. We will be exploring how we can contribute to this goal in coming months.
Should we give up on retirement? As life expectancy rises and the number of people living into their 80s and 90s increases, at the very least we'll have to rethink it.
All employers need to recognise the potential of older workers and create age friendly workplaces if they are to be successful in future.