Age

We need to talk about ageism in the workplace

Ageism is often overlooked as a form of discrimination, but with an ageing population and increased attention to workers’ rights, employers would do well to take a strong line against it

What HR can learn from the IBM ageism row

IBM has been accused of trying to force out older employees, with court documents alleging managers refer to them dismissively as ‘dinobabies’ who should be an ‘extinct species’ in favour of younger...

ONS data exposes older workers driving talent shortages

Older people are falling out of the labour market at a high rate, often due to long-term ill health.

Boomers, millennials, Gen Z: Do generational labels do more harm than good?

Generational categories are increasingly seen as potentially harmful to a harmonious workplace and based on spurious pseudoscience, finds Sarah Ronan

Perceptions of age at work: What do employees aged 16 to 80 think?

An SD Worx Conference panel explored younger people's desire for recognition, and the need for older employees to learn from them

The HR challenges of an ageing workforce

People are living (and working) for longer, which has implications for employers' age strategies beyond older workers