BT's over-60s reject phased retirement

Brockett, James
November 2008
People Management;11/13/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 23, p8
This article reports on the attitude of British Telecom staff who work past 60 years of age towards retirement in 2008. The telecoms firm introduced the "Wind down" and "Step down" initiatives, allowing older staff to move into jobs with reduced responsibility or hours, following feedback from the workforce suggesting they wanted greater flexibility before retirement. The firm found that the older population prefer to work on in a full capacity rather than taking options for phased retirement.


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