Abolition of the Default Retirement Age: Summary of Specific ProposalsPosted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 25 January 2011
On 13 January 2011, the Government published its response to the recent consultation exercise on the default retirement age (DRA), confirming that it would be phased out from 6 April 2011:
It has also published its impact assessment:
The response sets out some of the specific details as to how the DRA will be removed, which are as follows:
* From 6 April 2011, employers will be precluded from issuing any new retirement notifications, using the current DRA statutory procedure. Between 6 April 2011 and 1 October 2011, only those employees who
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