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.

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Attitudes to Working in Later Life: British Social Attitudes 2015

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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).

This analysis has informed the Fuller Working Lives: evidence base 2017 associated with Fuller Working Lives: a partnership approach.

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:

Published 8 December 2016