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72% of 50-64 year olds in work today, analysis finds

The gap between the employment rate of 50-64 year olds and under 50s currently in work is at its narrowest in at least 25 years, according to analysis from Rest Less, a jobs, vo...

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46% of older workers say they’ve experienced age discrimination

Over half of workers over 50 still describe themselves as ambitious and half plan to work beyond retirement, but large numbers have faced age discrimination and 73% say employer...

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52% of over-35s feel undervalued in their current role, survey finds

As the importance of appealing to older generations of workers becomes clear, a survey by Cheeky Munkey has revealed that workplaces are still placing far too much focus on mill...

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Older workers crucial to future of UK economy, says new report

Ensuring older workers are able to stay in good-quality employment is essential to the future of the UK economy and will relieve pressure on public finances, according to a new ...

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Over 50s executive search firm spearheads bid for age diverse workforces

One of the UK’s first executive search firms for the over 50s has been launched to address a widening skills gap and enable people to remain part of the working population for l...

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Over 55s braced to work until 70 to ‘stay mentally fit’

Almost half of over 55s believe they will work past retirement age, but three quarters of employees don’t think employers are doing enough to support older workers. Older worker...

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'Bridging’ jobs could make retirement happier, research finds

Employers should support older workers to ‘wind-down’ into retirement with bridging jobs or reduce their working hours to avoid poor wellbeing, a new international study reveals...

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Business Champion for Older Workers calls for a million more older people in work by 2022

Employers should increase the number of older people in the UK workforce by one million over the next five years to combat age bias, the Government’s Business Champion for Older...

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Age is no barrier to employment in Germany

Francis Maye, managing director at 3C Global Group discusses the German employment market Recently officials from German employment agency, Bundesagentur für Arbeitin, went to F...

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‘Older workers are vital for the future of the economy’ say UK businesses

Businesses are calling on employers across the UK to do more to retain and recruit older workers. At this time of change and uncertainty in the UK, harnessing the benefits that ...