Thinking of staying in work for a few more years but concerned that employers will not be interested in a 60- or even 70-something? Then think again. It looks like many of Britain’s top employers have got the message that having more older people in the workforce will be essential to their future.
As part of a new Government initiative to secure an extra one million roles for older UK workers over the next five years, eight top companies have signed a pledge – to both publish the numbers of older workers on their payroll and also to increase this figure by 12% by 2022.
Big names include the Co-op, Boots, Barclays, Aviva, Atos, with smaller organisations such as Home Instead Senior Care, the Financial Services Compensation Scheme and Mercer also signing up
To read more go to Age Action Alliance