age discrimination

COVID-19 hits employment and pay levels for older workers

Since COVID-19 older workers are more affected by unemployment and take longer to get a job

Bias in recruitment: over-50s three times more likely to be long-term unemployed

Centre for Ageing Better warns that attitudes towards the over-50s risk them being shut out of employment

The ageing workforce: how can we better support midlife employees?

In the final instalment of our Midlife Review series, Steve Butler explores how to prevent an exodus of midlife talent in the workplace

Are you too old? Fighting age discrimination in the workplace

Does your company culture favour younger employees? It’s time to make a stand against age discrimination in the workplace.

Why the EU’s reliance on older workers could pose a problem

Over 85% of new jobs created in the eurozone recently went to older workers. Why that may become a big problem.

Companies having a mid-life crisis – the stats reveal ageism is still rife

26% of people over 35 have experienced ageism in the workplace, new survey reveals.

Is an ageing workforce good for schools?

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures, the population of the UK is getting both larger and older resulting in an ageing workforce.

Why the future of business is in the hands of older workers

An ageing population means older workers and an ageing workforce; something that is already taking place in workplaces across the UK.

Three in ten UK employees discriminated against at work

Why businesses will miss out by not hiring older staff

There is no denying that society is getting older. For businesses to be successful in the future, they need to take competitive advantage of an older workforce.