Retirement

IDS think tank calls for raise in pension age to 75

19/08/2019

The state pension age should be increased to 75 in order to boost the economy by £182bn, says a centre-right think tank which is close to the Government.

Returning to work

10/01/2018

Catherine Kift explains how councils can help more people back into work after a career break or retirement.

One in seven believe they’ll be exempt from council tax after retirement, survey reveals

26/07/2017

Many people facing retirement have unrealistic expectations of the discounts and subsidies they will be entitled to, according insurance company Aviva.

Council leader steps down following 38 years of service

23/02/2017

The leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council has announced he is standing down from his position after 38 years in local government.

Councils must tackle 'impending' retirement housing gap

07/02/2017

Councils should be legally required to ensure there are enough retirement homes in their local area when making housing plans, a think tank has said today.

Manchester’s retiring chief executive 'hard act to follow'

15/09/2016

Sir Howard Bernstein has announced he is to retire as chief executive of Manchester City Council after many years of public service.

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It’s now or never for modern democracy

The electoral landscape is now ‘more crowded than ever’, while council resources have been ground down, says Laura Lock – and she warns that professionals do not have limitless capacity.
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