Ageing workforce

Future leader: Alice Smallwood, people partner, CAA-GBG Global Brand Management Group

HR magazine speaks to the future leaders of the industry to discover what makes them tick

Age discrimination driving over-50s to self-employment

The number of over-50s working for themselves has risen dramatically, but research warns this is partly down to a lack of support in traditional employment

TREC panel: Rapid workforce change overstated

Concerns over the rapid pace of change in the workplace and generational differences may be unfounded, a panel at TREC 2019 discussed

Older employees feel undervalued

More than half of over-60s want to continue working but are concerned about age discrimination and lack of career progression, according to research from Aviva

Five things we learned at the Future of Ageing Conference 2018

The International Longevity Centre (ILC-UK)'s 2018 conference looked at the challenges and opportunities ahead for older workers and those employing them

Apprenticeships vital to tackling future of work challenges

?Over three-quarters (78%) of businesses strongly believe that ‘earn-and-learn training’ can help address future workplace challenges, according to The 5% Club

Employers must provide flexibility to support ageing workforce

The government has called on employers to make accommodations for older employees, with research revealing support for more flexible and part-time roles

Age discrimination rife in the workplace

Employers who overlook the skills of older workers will face talent shortages, the Centre for Ageing Better has warned

Over-50s plan to work longer

Older workers feel unsupported by their employers, despite estimates that a third of the UK workforce will be aged over 50 by 2020

Employers unprepared for ageing workforce

?The Centre for Ageing Better called on UK employers to develop more age-friendly employment policies and practices

23 million will work beyond the age of 65

Three-quarters (75%) of UK employees will have to work beyond state pension age, according to research from Canada Life