Book Chapter Insights 2018-19: Findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study
What’s driving unretirement – might it exacerbate inequalities in later life?
Key points: Unretirement is relatively common; around one quarter of retirees in this study took up paid work again after retiring. Unretirement was more likely among men, people with academic qualifications and people in good health. There was little evidence that unretirement was due to financial hardship.