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Compulsory retirement age at 65 fully abolished

Workers can no longer be forced to retire at the age of 65 or over after today, in a move hailed as a "major milestone" by age equality campaigners.

Workes can no longer be forced to retire at the age of 65 Credit: PA Wire

Today marks the final day that employers can compel workers to retire under such rules, following the abolition of the Default Retirement Age (DRA) last year.

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