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    Recruiting, retaining and supporting older workers: tips on getting started

    With research showing that multi-generational workforces drive productivity and innovation, it’s clearly in employers’ best interests to embrace older workers and take positive steps to hire, retain and support them.

    By Tracy Riddell, Centre for Ageing Better on 03 January 2024

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    People of all ages no longer see mental health as ‘taboo’ finds report

    Eight in ten Britons say they would be comfortable discussing mental health with a friend if they were experiencing problems, according to a new report, which claims there has been a ‘sea change’ in attitudes towards mental health.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 22 September 2023

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    Supporting older workers with long-term health conditions is crucial for recruiting and retaining older talent

    With businesses struggling to recruit, it’s more important than ever that employers expand their search for the best talent. Post-pandemic, we know that businesses are losing the experience and skills of older workers, with more than 330,000 people 50–64 having retired early since the beginning of 2020.

    By Luke Price, Centre for Ageing Better on 13 November 2022

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    Out in the cold: what’s happened to our older workers?

    Workplaces can be champions of age diversity. Sharing experience, time and – until latterly, space, with others is a great recipe for forging friendships across all ages.

    By on 02 November 2022

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    How do we adapt to an ageing workforce?

    With people living longer lives, it is more important than ever that employers consider making adjustments to tap into the potential of older workers, such as offering flexible working to reflect caring responsibilities.

    By Lily Parsey on 15 March 2021


    We can build back better

    As the July edition of the magazine goes to print the coronavirus lockdown is winding down and the long, hard road to recovery lies ahead of us.

    By Charles Pitt on 14 July 2020

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    Anticipating and preparing for the challenges

    On 5 June, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work celebrates its 25th anniversary. Its executive director, Christa Sedlatschek, talks to Safety Management about her eight years heading the organisation.

    By on 01 June 2019