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Longer Working Lives

This consultation has now closed. The Longer Working Lives Policy Letter has been submitted and is awaiting States Debate.

Longer Working Lives

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The Committee for Employment & Social Security has been reviewing what changes may be needed to support people to work for longer.  We are expecting that in future there will be a higher proportion of older people in the population of Guernsey and Alderney. In addition, it has been already agreed that the State Pension Age will increase from 65, at a rate of 2 months per year, starting in 2020, to reach 70 by 2049.

It was recognised that there is a need to respond to these changes by finding out more about the barriers to work that people face and seeking to address these.

A Policy Letter on Longer Working Lives has been prepared, which is awaiting States Debate. The Policy Letter can be found here: https://gov.gg/itemslodgedforstates

As part of the development of this work, a public consultation was undertaken in June-July 2017, the Draft Proposals consulted on and the Summary of Findings to that consultation are also available in the downloads section on this page.

Should you require any further information, please contact us by emailing longerworkinglives@gov.gg or call 01481 732546

 

 

 

Closed: 14th July 2017

Downloads

Longer Working Lives Draft proposals Longer Working Lives - Summary of Findings

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