Article preview: Younger people have been disproportionately hit by the economic impact of the pandemic, working in sectors experiencing the most significant job losses. But what about the older generation? The pandemic has been tough on them too. A new proposal from charity Age UK suggests that out of work people who are approaching retirement age should be afforded early access to the state pension. They claim a ‘perfect storm’ is coming for older workers, with the combination of the Covid-19 pandemic, caring responsibilities, disability and long-term joblessness.
Early state pension access for jobless older people?
This 433-word blog post looks at calls from charity Age UK to allow early access to the state pension for people approaching retirement age who are out of work. Written on 10th December 2020.
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