How do we keep an ageing population fit and in work?

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How do we keep an ageing population fit and in work?

Research recently published by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) highlighted that one in eight UK workers are forced to retire early because of ill health or disability. John Dean looks at how we can keep the ageing workforce fit and in work.

Research recently published by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) highlighted that one in eight UK workers are forced to retire early because of ill health or disability. The report also highlighted that the number of people retiring before state pension age because they physically cannot work varies greatly in different regions in the UK. Figures were at their highest in the North of England. In the South West of England just one in 13 of those who left work prior to reaching pension ag...

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