2.6m Worker Shortfall By 2030

By 2030, the UK could have a shortfall of 2.6m workers, equivalent to almost twice the size of the NHS workforce.  New research by the International Longevity Centre projects that this shortfall will be due to the population ageing, COVID-19 and Brexit all impacting on the economy in the coming years.  They warn that recent […]

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 […]