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More: Mandatory retirement no longer exists
Following a survey into mandatory retirement in UK companies only 3% of companies have a compulsory retirement policy in place. This compares to 69% two years ago when the same research was carried out by law firm Eversheds.
More: Most popular Retirement Destinations
The typical image of retirement by the seaside has been backed up by figures from the Office of National Statisitcs showing that 8 out of the top 10 retirement destinations are by the seaside.
The Isle of Wight is the retirement centre of the UK with 42% of its inhabitants claiming the state pensionRead more...
More: Over 50s in Own Business Boom
The meaning of retirement has changed in many ways in just over 25 years. It now seems that retirement for a growing number of people means setting up their own business with 1 in 6 new businesses being set up in the UK by those over 50, adding £24 billion to the economy.
More: Grandparents rescue the day or night
Research in an online survey by Rias has shown that grandparents are giving their children a Valentines present in the form of being the ever dependable babysitter.
The research has shown that just from babysitting tonight…Read more...
More: Looking for Love?
Just because we are over 50 it doesn’t mean we have to compromise or umm and err about dating. In your younger days it may have seemed easy to jump in with both feet and it doesn’t have to change now. As you reach retirement age what better time is there to find someone to spend your time with? With Valentines fast approaching there is no reason why you shouldn’t be experiencing a bit of romance.Read more...