All Older Workers articles – Page 2

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    News

    ‘Ageless’ workforce enriching UK businesses

    2013-01-29T09:00:00Z

    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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    News

    Croner warns don’t make employment decisions based on age

    2012-04-25T09:00:00Z

    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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    News

    Businesses Unprepared For Retirement Age

    2011-07-25T09:00:00Z

    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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    Feature

    Balancing Ages (And Wisdom) In The Team

    2010-10-27T09:00:00Z

    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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    Feature

    Alpha Females

    2009-06-09T09:00:00Z

    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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    Feature

    Age Discrimination Cases May Increase

    2008-02-29T09:00:00Z

    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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    Feature

    A Female Future ?

    2007-11-14T09:00:00Z

    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.