Guides to working life after the default retirement age (DRA) – provided by SAGA

Quality in Ageing and Older Adults

ISSN: 1471-7794

Article publication date: 16 September 2011

Citation

(2011), "Guides to working life after the default retirement age (DRA) – provided by SAGA", Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, Vol. 12 No. 3. https://doi.org/10.1108/qaoa.2011.55912caa.002

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2011, Emerald Group Publishing Limited


Guides to working life after the default retirement age (DRA) – provided by SAGA

Article Type: News From: Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, Volume 12, Issue 3

See video of Dr Ros Altmann

Director-general, SAGA

www.youtube.com/watch?v=elnd3Gey3Jg

Rethinking retirement guide for employees see: www.saga.co.uk/ros-altmann/pdfs/Rethinking-retirement-for-employees.pdf

Rethinking retirement guide for employers see: www.saga.co.uk/ros-altmann/pdfs/Rethinking-retirement-for-employers.pdf

The now defunct DRA has for generations signalled a dead end for older people – but now the challenge is for employers and wannabe-longer-workers is tackling the new lease of life offered by the new rules. SAGA has launched two guides outlining what employers and employees need to think about in this new workplace world knowing that many older workers would prefer to continue working than be forced to retire at an arbitrary age.