Up in the air

They say that necessity is the mother of invention.

So it was for Sara Fabre who, approaching her 60th birthday, found she would have to wait another six years before receiving her state pension.

She is one of the so-called 'Waspi' generation of women adversely affected by moves to equalise the retirement age for both sexes.

'Not having a pension at 60 meant I was going to lose £50,000,' she said. 'the life choices and assumptions I'd made were up in the air. 

I thought, what can I do? What skills have got to see me through if I'm going to have to stay in employment?'

Her answer was - launch a business.

Read the complete interview on the link below