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    Tomorrow could be the start of a whole new retirement

    Tomorrow could be the start of a whole new retirement

    29 June 2014 Right to request flexible working for all starts tomorrow Government giving green light to redefine retirement – encouraging flexible working in later life A win-win-win – better for older people’s health and wealth and better for the economy All workers can request flexible working:  From 30th June, the Government is giving all workers the right to request flexible working.  So far, parents and carers can ask their employer to allow them to work flexibly, but now all…

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    A wake-up call to embrace benefits of saving and working longer

    A wake-up call to embrace benefits of saving and working longer

    17 December 2013 IFS study is a wake-up call to embrace benefits of saving and working longer Headlines of younger generations being much worse off than previous generations are too negative IFS shows younger cohorts were much better off earlier in their lives but spent rather than saved – as economy picks up they can rethink their lives IFS report shows lower incomes for younger generations partly result from failure to save:  Today’s IFS report has led to dire warnings that…

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    Rising state pension age is not a penalty on the young

    Rising state pension age is not a penalty on the young

    5 December 2013 Rising state pension age is not a penalty on the young – it’s an opportunity to embrace a new type of retirement  Retirement needs to change – it is not an aspiration to live on a state pension for over 30 years! There is much angst this morning about the Chancellor’s suggestion of increasing state pension ages for younger generations.  Quite frankly, the concerns seem based on out of date ideas about the nature of state pensions and retirement. …

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