4.1m women 'forced' to work longer

Press Association
Elderly woman
Elderly woman

Almost twice as many women as men aged over 50 are expecting to work past state retirement age as people feel increasingly forced to do so to survive financially, research has suggested.

More than three-quarters (78%) of women aged over 50 who are still working said they plan to continue past retirement age, equating to 4.1 million women if the figures were projected across the UK, the study from LV= found.