A few days ago, the Conversation published my latest article on what is being canvassed for the May budget – a rise in the pension eligibility age to 70 to take effect later in the 2020s. We will know the detail in a couple of weeks.
The paper argues that just because life expectancy is longer that doesn’t mean we can continue working to 70 – it will depend on if we can get a job, keep up the pace, and if we aren’t injured, exhausted and stressed:
The paper expands and extracts some of the issues raised in my post last November:
Other relevant articles I have published in the Conversation: