Nearly half of UK workers say they would work longer before retirement if their employer offered flexible working
Forty-seven per cent of workers said they would work longer before retirement if their employer offered flexible working hours, according to the British Social Attitudes Survey.
The annual survey of 4,300 people aged 18 and over said that workers want their employer to offer flexible tools to help them work longer.
Forty-six per cent would move to part-time working, while 30% would like the option to take on a less demanding role.
Workers would also take the option to work longer to update their skills, earn more income and free up time to care for their grandchildren.
two thirds of respondents expect to retire in their 60s
30% of 18 – 24 year olds and 21% of those between 25 – 34 expect to retire in their 70s.