Early retirement not cause of economic inactivity, LCP says

LCP research finds long-term sickness is main cause of 630,000 rise in economically inactive

Jasmine Urquhart
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Early retirement not cause of economic inactivity, LCP says

Long-term sickness, rather than early retirement, is the leading cause of economic inactivity, research from Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) has found.

The research - which looked at Office for National Statistics (ONS) labour market statistics, Department for Work and Pensions benefits data, and NHS waiting list data for England - found that reti...

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