Feeds

BBC extends retirement age to 2044

Back to work for you, old timer

Build a business case: developing custom apps

Those of you who were hoping that - come your 65th birthday - you'd be able to put your slipper-clad feet up in front of the fire and suck on a Werther's Original while your faithful Labrador brought you the Daily Telegraph gardening section, are in for a nasty shock: you may be slaving away at your desk for a little longer than you thought:

BBC raises pension age to 2044

We can only assume the Beeb has inside knowledge about secret UK government life-prolonging techniques which will allow us to extend our working lives over two millennia. If not, as our correspondent Chris Newland put it: "That's one way to solve the pension crisis." ®

Bootnote

Of course, the government has actually proposed extending the pensionable age to 68 from the year 2044, so prepare to enjoy those three remaining days of life between collecting the gold watch and popping your clogs.

Boost IT visibility and business value

More from The Register

next story
NSA man: 'Tell me about your Turkish connections'
Spooks ask Dabbsy to suggest a nice hotel with pool
Russia sends SEX-CRAZED GECKOS to SPAAAAACE!
In space... no one can hear you're green...
Indian techies-in-training face down MAN-EATING LEOPARD - and WIN
Big cat causes big trouble at Mumbai college
Too rich for an iPhone 6? How about a gold-plated Brikk?
Not lobbed at your head, silly – a bling phone
Carlos: Slim your working week to just three days of toil
'Midas World' vision suggests you retire later, watch more tellie and buy more stuff
Yahoo! Japan! launches! service! for! the! dead!
If you're reading this email, I am no longer alive
Plucky Rockall podule man back on (proper) dry land
Bold, barmy Brit adventurer Nick Hancock escapes North Atlantic islet
Motorist 'thought car had caught fire' as Adele track came on stereo
'FIRE' caption on dashboard prompts dunderheaded hard shoulder halt
prev story

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
The Essential Guide to IT Transformation
ServiceNow discusses three IT transformations that can help CIO's automate IT services to transform IT and the enterprise.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
How modern custom applications can spur business growth
Learn how to create, deploy and manage custom applications without consuming or expanding the need for scarce, expensive IT resources.
Build a business case: developing custom apps
Learn how to maximize the value of custom applications by accelerating and simplifying their development.