Archive for January, 2011

Government confirms removal of default retirement age

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

The Government has confirmed that it is proceeding with plans to withdraw the default retirement age later this year, prompting a mixed response from business and employer groups.

Following a period of consultation, the Employment Relations Minister, Edward Davey, told MPs that the Government would be phasing out the DRA between 6 April and 1 October 2011.