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Retaining knowledge when a key employee retires Publication date: 15.03.2017
Article database » Retirement » Retirement
An experienced employee has just announced plans to retire and you will be sad to see them go. But what steps can you take to retain their knowledge so your business derives the benefits?
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Workplace mentors: how can you benefit? Publication date: 20.06.2011
Article database » Retirement » Older workers
Younger staff often think that their older colleagues are “behind the times”. But this group of employees has something money can’t buy: life and work experience. So how can you benefit from them becoming workplace mentors?
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Remove the DRA from all your paperwork Publication date: 02.06.2011
Article database » Staff handbooks » Equal opportunities
The default retirement age of 65 was formally removed on April 6 2011. This means that many of you will need to make changes to your employment-related paperwork. What documents might you need to update and how?
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How to approach retirement discussions Publication date: 18.05.2011
Article database » Staff handbooks » Appraisals
Even though the default retirement age of 65 has been abolished, employees can still opt to retire voluntarily. But how do you bring this sensitive subject up without giving any hint of “age discrimination”?
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DRA: what are the short notice provisions? Publication date: 22.02.2011
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DRA: what are the short notice provisions?.. Q. We understand that we may be able to rely on the “short notice” provisions if we wish to retire an employee using the current statutory retirement procedure. How do these operate? A. Currently, if an employer wishes to retire an employee once they reach the default retirement age (DRA) of 65 they should...
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October 1 2011: Goodbye DRA! Publication date: 27.01.2011
Article database » Retirement » Retirement
The default retirement age of 65 will definitely be abolished on October 1 2011. But there’s a cut-off date for safe retirement dismissals. What is it?
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Get them (out) before the DRA gets you! Publication date: 19.11.2010
Article database » Retirement » Retirement
Get them (out) before the DRA gets you!.. 65 and (not) out. According to reports, the number of employees planning to work beyond the current default retirement age (DRA) of 65 - assuming it goes - is rising rapidly. Resent research by Barclays Wealth found that 60% of all workers want to continue working for as long as they can. This rises to 70% when...
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True or false: the DRA is about to go? Publication date: 25.08.2010
Article database » Retirement » Retirement
In a surprising move, the government has announced that it plans to scrap the current default retirement age (DRA) of 65 starting from April 2011. This decision has come under fire, but is it really as bad as it sounds?
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You may not be able to retire them! Publication date: 10.02.2010
Article database » Retirement » Retirement
The default retirement age of 65 was granted a stay of execution last year. But the government now wants it gone. So what is it proposing instead?
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Your views wanted on the DRA Publication date: 20.11.2009
Article database » Retirement » Retirement policy
Your views wanted on the DRA.. Review. We recently told you that despite Heyday losing its challenge to the current Default Retirement Age (DRA) of 65 - which, for now remains legal - the government had committed to reviewing it in early 2010 in any event ( yr. 11, iss. 19, p.1 , see The next step ). In preparation for this, employers have now been...
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