The changing face of retirement

The changing face of retirementNew data has confirmed just how different our retirement and working habits are becoming later in life. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that between 2008 and 2012 just over 350,000 people became newly self-employed, with baby boomers leading the way and accounting for over 80% of the rise. The ONS figures confirm a huge divide between the generations, with 37% of workers aged over 65 registered as being self-employed, compared to just 5% of 16 to 24 year olds. ...