Research and analysis

Employer policy, practice and attitude to age: 2010 survey

Employment Relations Research Series number 110.


Second survey of employers' policies, practices and preferences relating to age, 2010

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This report provides a measure of change for employers’ policies, practices and attitudes relating to age, particularly those covered by the Equality (Age) Regulations 2006. It assess changes since the first survey of employers’ policies, practices and preferences survey in 2006. It also provides evidence for the review of the default retirement age. See also the summaries of stakeholder evidence, stakeholder submissions, research evidence, and consultation.

The study was carried out in conjunction with the Department for Work and Pensions.

Published 29 July 2010