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In short, yes they are. THe rules for payments are as follows:
The new age discrimination laws remove the upper and lower age limits on statutory redundancy payments, so you should at least receive the statutory minimum. If the employer provides more generous redundancy terms then you would be entitled to that, either through your contract or your right not to be less favourably treated because of your age. It is worth noting that an employer can force any employee over the age of 65 to retire by giving six months' notice.
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