The default retirement age is being phased out today.
This means if you didn't receive notice from your employer before 6 April 2011, you can’t be made to retire using the default retirement age of 65.
Your employer can only make you retire if this can be objectively justified in the particular circumstances.
If you feel your employer is treating you unfairly due to your age, you can now challenge this at an employment tribunal.
More top news
Leicester City's astonishing Premier League title push looks increasingly like more than a fairytale after they saw off rivals Man City
Charity claims five have been arrested of British man's killing, and suggests there may be more to come.
Once again low pressure drives our weather today with an active weather front bringing very windy and very wet conditions.