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Britons are now looking forward to a longer working life, with many of them inspired by celebrities and sports stars who have "retired" young from their first career and followed a passion to reinvent themselves.
The way we look at retirement is changing. Almost half of the nation's retirees are redefining the end of their working lives, with almost one in 10 choosing to change careers and one in 20 starting their own business.
Our 2013 Women and Pensions Report show that the number of women planning adequately for retirement is at an all-time low and remains well behind the planning levels of their male counterparts. Just 40% of women – compared to 49% of men – are planning adequately for later life, a drop from 42% last year and 50% in 2011.