Training day: Employability programme launched to encourage over 50s to return to work

Training day: Employability programme launched to encourage over 50s to return to work

Workplace ageism still remains, with staff, older women in particular, facing barriers to promotion and training- according to a report published last year, titled 'A New Vision for Older Workers: Retain, Retrain, Recruit'.

However, the Government report also found that over 50s staying in the workforce creates more jobs for younger people and betters the economy - according to Business in the Community (BITC) over £80billion would be added to the UK economy if over 50s stayed in work.

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