Compulsory retirement

Susie Munro

Editor's message: Following the repeal of the default retirement age and the statutory retirement procedure, compulsory retirement can still be lawful, but only in limited circumstances. You can retire an employee at a set age only if you can show that you have a legitimate aim in setting the compulsory retirement age and that your retirement policy is a proportionate way of achieving that aim.

Susie Munro, senior employment law editor

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