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Age resources for individuals

Age is one of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. ICAEW has collated these resources and information to support its members.

Returning to work in your 50s


If you're looking to return to work in you're 50s, you're not alone. According to the UK Department of Work and Pensions, close to 70% of those aged 50 to 64 now work, compared with 55% 30 years ago. Here CABA gives its top tips to help you secure a new role.

Working after state pension age


According to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the number of people working (or seeking work) over the age of 65 has topped the 1 million mark. Here CABA lists the key things that anyone approaching State Pension age, but not ready to give up work needs to know.



Free Resources to help you manage the transition to retirement and make the most of your options.

Divorce in the over 60s


Between the early and mid 1990s and 2011 the number of men and women over 60 getting divorced increase by more than 73 percent in the UK. For those who decide divorce is the best option, CABA has compiled advice from Lindsay Jones, head of family law at Manchester-based Ultimate Law Solicitors.

Living well in later life - mental health matters


The Royal College of Psychiatrists estimates that 85% of older people with depression receive no help at all from the NHS. Here CABA provides information on how to spot symptoms, and provides links and phone numbers to support services.

Become a life member


Life membership allows you, as a retired professional, to retain the benefits of ICAEW membership, including retaining your ACA status.