Default retirement age abolished

The default retirement age in the UK has been fully abolished after being phased out from April this year. Workers can no longer be forced to retire at the age of 65 or over after today.

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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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