Why Are People Aged 50+ Leaving Employment?

Clue: it’s not always through choice.  We already know that older workers were more likely to be furloughed than their younger colleagues, and today the Office of National Statistics has published their latest data on why workers aged 50+ are leaving employment. The majority (77%) of adults aged 50 to 59 years said they left […]

Older Jobseekers Less Likely to Obtain Work

Older workers (aged 50-69 years old) account for almost one third (31%) of the UK’s workforce, and their changing work patterns may present certain challenges post-pandemic.  The Institute for Fiscal Studies has issued a comprehensive report studying the dynamics of this population, and considers the wider implications. Some of the key findings are: Older workers […]