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Tags: Age discrimination
What can Wimbledon teach us about age and experience in the workplace?
New survey indicates a shift in the areas that employees prioritise when it comes to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.
We’ve all heard the saying: “dress for the job you want” but how seriously do we consider our appearance at work and does it even matter?
According to figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and a three part report published by Business in the Community (BITC), just over a million people aged 50 or over have been pushed out of work involuntarily.
Women over 50 are up to 25 times less likely to be called for a job interview than women in their late 20s, new research from Anglia Ruskin University’s Lord Ashcroft International Business School shows.
Ageism in the workforce is creating a wider skill gap due to over 50s not being considered for senior and managerial roles despite having the knowledge and experience to fill this gap.
Dr Ros Altmann has compiled a report outlining the economic and social necessity of improving chances of employment for older workers.
Hidden Discrimination: One in Five Employees in Britain Still Affected and Public Sector Worst Affected
Almost 20% of people have experienced discrimination of some type, whether it be a one off occurrence or an ongoing issue.
The end of compulsory retirement means employers need to be aware of their responsibilities when managing an ageing workforce.
A recent HR survey carried out with almost 300 HR professionals revealed one particularly worrying statistic: that only 17% of respondents believed their organisations would be likely to look at the 50+ age bracket for future recruitment. With Government records indicating that 36% of the working population will be over 50 by 2020, this is…
The UKCES’ vision of a “4G” future where employees from four generations will work side by side for the first time in history is welcomed not feared. However, businesses will be at a competitive disadvantage and experience further skills shortages unless they start planning for the changes now. That’s according to the latest research from the CIPD, the professional…
83% of jobseekers over the age of 60 believe they have been rejected for a job because of their age, according to new research from leading UK jobs website totaljobs.com. Also, nearly three quarters (73%) of those aged 51-60 think they’ve been knocked back from a job due to their age. 57% of over 60 year…
Racing pundit John McCririck backed a loser when he took on the broadcaster Channel 4 which unceremoniously axed him from its horseracing coverage. Known for his eccentric clothing and boisterous antics on and off the screen, 72 year old McCririck claimed that the broadcaster’s decision amounted to age discrimination. Whilst it found that he had…
It was interesting to read KPMG’s recent report which examined the tension between the ageing workforce and Gen Y workers, as older colleagues are postponing retirement plans and intend to work for longer. The younger generation of workers see this as a direct threat on their career progression. In line with these findings, much has…