Research and analysis
Attitudes to working in later life: British Social Attitudes 2015
This report outlines the headline findings from the British Social Attitudes Survey 2015 on the Fuller Working Lives policy.
Ref: ISBN 978-1-78425-884-9, ad hoc research report 44 PDF, 385KB, 19 pages
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In the 2015 British Social Attitudes Survey, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) funded a set of questions relating to Fuller Working Lives. For people in employment these included asking:
- when they expected to retire
- the main reason they expected to retire
- what employers could do to support them to work longer if they wished
This strengthens and updates the evidence base on attitudes to Fuller Working Lives.
Authors: Leanne Dew and Caroline Smith (DWP).
The research is part of a suite of 4 Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) research reports contributing to the Fuller Working Lives: evidence base 2017.
The 4 DWP research reports are:
- Older workers and the workplace: evidence from the Workplace Employment Relations Survey
- Sector-based work academies and work experience trials for older claimants: combined quantitative and qualitative findings
- Employer experiences of recruiting, retaining and retraining older workers: qualitative research
- Attitudes to working in later life: British Social Attitudes 2015 (this report)