All Older Workers articles – Page 2

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    ‘Ageless’ workforce enriching UK businesses


    New research from Group Risk Development (GRiD), the trade body for the group risk industry, has found that one third (33%) of employers have seen the average age of their workforce increase over the last year. This follows the abolition of the Default Retirement Age (DRA) from 6th April 2011.

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    Croner warns don’t make employment decisions based on age


    The UK Supreme Court’s landmark rulings in the Seldon and Homer cases doesn’t mean that employers can make employment decisions based on age warns Croner, the UK’s largest provider of workplace information, software and services.

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    Businesses Unprepared For Retirement Age


    More than half of businesses are unprepared for having employees working beyond the traditional retirement age of 65, a survey has found.

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    Balancing Ages (And Wisdom) In The Team


    The age profile of the workforce is changing. An article in the Guardian on Thursday 16 September notes that the “latest estimates that a third of UK workers will be over 50 in 2020”. A recent survey by the CIPD and the CMI called “Managing an Ageing Workforce” produced some interesting statistics on attitudes to an ageing workforce.

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    Alpha Females


    Alpha females play special roles in the gender hierarchy and have specific strengths and problems. Coaching intervention could help them develop and sustain their leadership positions, having broken through the ‘glass ceiling’.

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    Age Discrimination Cases May Increase


    Just over a year since the age discrimination law was implemented (1 October 2006), research commissioned by Croner has shown that age is increasingly becoming the number one discrimination-related grievance amongst UK employees.

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    A Female Future ?


    Women’s Enterprise Day is here again. Around the country women will be inspired and encouraged to “go for it”, and start their own business. Inspiring and encouraging women to start their own firms appears to be working.