Posts Tagged ‘older workers’

Extending working lives could boost UK GDP by £80bn

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

The UK could boost its GDP by around 4.2% (around £80 billion at today’s values) if the employment rate of workers aged over 55 could match that of Sweden (more…)

Reality dawns on employers as workers delay retirement

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Ageing workers and inadequate retirement savings causes increasing anxiety for employers


Older workers could offer the answer to SMEs struggling with the skills shortage

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Small businesses should not underestimate the value of more mature employees; that is the advice of researchers from the Newcastle University Institute of Ageing during Small Business Advice Week. (more…)

Altmann urges companies and governments across the world to “Retain, Retrain and Recruit” older workers

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Pensions Minister says the situation is improving for older workers but we must "keep our foot on the accelerator".

Ros Altmann, the UK Government’s Business Champion for Older Workers will today (more…)

Employers positive about older workers but face higher benefit costs

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Commentary on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s new ‘Is 75 the new 65? Rising to the challenge of an ageing workforce’ report, sponsored by Towers Watson (more…)

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