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Million over-65s still work
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 8:28 pm 
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The number of over-65s still in work has risen by a quarter in just three years, it emerged yesterday.

There are now 230,000 more workers older than 65 than in 2011 – pushing the total to a record 1.1million.Read more


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Silver workers are gold-dust
PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 8:32 pm 
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There has been a boom in the number of 'silver workers', with roughly 250,000 more people aged 65-plus in employment since the default retirement age was abolished three years ago, figures from the Department for Work and Pensions show. Read more


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Million over-65s still work
PostPosted: Wed Mar 11, 2015 8:00 am 
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UK 'needs more over-50s in work'

Older workers face discrimination at work which must be tackled by the Government and business, a study found.

Ros Altmann, business champion for older workers, made a series of recommendations, including better back-to-work programmes and training for long-term unemployed older people, as well as improved job centre programmes.

Dr Altmann also called on companies to offer flexible working, breaks and family leave to help older workers combine caring responsibilities with their jobs. Read more


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Re: Million over-65s still work
PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 7:58 am 
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Can working longer lead to a fuller life?

Older workers taking a more relaxed and flexible approach to retirement will benefit businesses, the economy and individuals themselves, pensions expert and the government's older workers' champion Ros Altmann has said in a new report.

If only 600,000 older people who are currently not working were to move into employment, this could boost the UK's GDP by £25 billion, Altmann claims. Read more


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