Management Today were amongst those who covered the announcement about self-employed earnings in the UK. Readers of this blog will know that both younger and older workers have typically been exhorted to set up their own businesses as a way of avoiding unemployment (or discrimination). 300 more words
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The Government have announced the appointment of Andy Briggs, chief executive of Aviva UK Life, as ‘Business Champion for Older Workers’ or ‘older workers tsar… 318 more words
We generally blog about age (including instances of discrimination) in relation to work rather than services though the two are not unconnected. I think we have pointed out that if, for example, older workers can’t access mortgages to buy new homes then they are likely to have less mobility within the labour market. 182 more words
They’ve been called a “drag on productivity” in a study that examined the performance of hundreds of companies in Britain and Germany.
It found that the more over-50s a company employed the less likely it was to increase productivity over a two-year period… 218 more words
Ageism In The Workplace: A Problem? by Bob Lowry
The interest in having a happy retirement is pretty much universal. While the bulk of my readership comes from America, Australia supplies a healthy percentage of Satisfying Retirement readers. 497 more words