January 2008
People Management;1/24/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, Special section p15
The article presents opinions from industry experts on the legislation designed to give older workers flexibility in the run-up to retirement. According to Deborah Cooper, employers may want to allow their staff to work past 65 if they choose to, but the extra administration and cost involved can make it difficult and expensive to do so, particularly for smaller employers. Richard Lee advises firms to offer flexible retirement to no one or to everyone above the minimum retirement age. Anthony Arter offers examples of indirect employee discrimination.


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