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Creating longer, more fulfilling working lives: Employer practice in five European countries

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Creating longer, more fulfilling working lives: Employer practice in five European countries

This report from the CIPD focusses on the main policy and practice issues that national governments and employers need to consider if they wish to retain older workers. 

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Employee engagement and benefits

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Employee engagement and benefits

This report from Raconteur explores the ten top employee perks, saving for retirement as a type of benefit, and the vital link between communication and keeping employees engaged. 

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Building skills for all: a review of England

An estimated 9 million adults of working age in England have low basic skills.  This report from the OECD explores the findings of England's overall performance in the Survey of Adult Skills and proposes policy solutions. 

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Flight of the baby boomers

Recruitment specialist Robert Half UK considers the potential impact of a skills shortage in the UK and discusses the new aspirations of Generations X and Y and how this change could dictate change in the workplace of the future. 

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Ageing workforce policy briefing note

The population of the UK is ageing. People in the UK are now living and working for longer than ever before, possibly caused in part by the removal of the default retirement age and introduction of flexible working. This paper from the Newcastle University Institute for Ageing, identifies some of the challenges brought about by these changes and makes suggestions on how the issues can be addressed, such as a response from Government policy.

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Avoiding the demographic crunch: labour supply and the ageing workforce

An increasingly ageing population in the UK means that there are now many generations in the workplace at one time. However, demographic changes in the long-term means that there is unlikely to be enough young people in employment to replace the amount of baby boomers retiring. This report by the CIPD discusses the challenges of an ageing workforce for different industries and considers how employers can mitigate the risks.

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Understanding age and the labour market

The UK labour market is currently subject to a period of demographic change.  Managers are faced with an ageing workforce and different generations in the workplace. This change is bringing opportunities and challenges for individuals, employers and the state. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation discusses these in this report: 'Understanding age and the labour market'.

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Talent trends report

In this report,  Randstad Sourceright consider the top 25 trends that will shape the future of work and explain how HR leaders need to evolve in order to meet the changing needs of their organisations.

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Employment and Britain's over 50s

The number of over 50s in employment has grown.  What are the current trends in employment, unemployment and self-employment of over 50s in the UK? This report from Saga explores the issues.

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The great generational shift

This report from Hudson, provides an insight into the challenges of a multigenerational workforce and how organisations can start to plan for growth and search for the best people to lead the way.

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