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Life after management

By Neil May, Executive Manager, Hogan Lovells 

6 May 2014

What are you going to do after work? No not tonight, I mean when you move on from senior management, out of the bright lights and into le troisième âge?

They've stopped showing adverts of a happy middle-aged couple sailing off on their yacht on TV, probably because not enough people are going to be sufficiently wealthy in retirement. In fact, you might not be terribly healthy either.

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) reported last year that retirement results in a "drastic decline in health" in the medium and long term. That might not be entirely surprising if you really have been creating 300 billion new cells every day, but the IEA also said retirement is found to increase the chances of suffering clinical depression by 40 per cent and ill health by 60 per cent. Sounds like you'd better stay in work.

Or perhaps not: conversely, a 2010 study of more than 7,500 civil servants found that, on average, ...

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