Issue 16: Discrimination , Issue 16: X-rated

  • Discrimination, X-rated

    17 Dec 2001

    In the past twenty years, the proportion of men aged 50 to 65 not in work has doubled, writes Jane Dawes.
    Many older people need to work, both emotionally and financially, and employers need them to work; so they should be offered incentives to stay on rather than being offered early retirement. Yet according to recent research, less than one third of companies have heard of the Government?s Code of Practice on Age Diversity in employment. There is no skills shortage in Britain ? just... more