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Ageist attitudes still persist in UK workplaces

Figures published by a Government body have revealed that hundreds of thousands of UK workers are suffering from age discrimination.

National statistics from the Citizenship Survey, which was produced by Communities and Local Government, revealed that three per cent of people across the country felt they had been rejected for a job they applied for because of their age. Breaking this down into different age groups, five per cent of those aged 16 to 24 and four per cent of those over 50 felt they had experienced this form of discrimination. 

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