Our population is ageing. Currently, 10 million people in the UK are over 65 years old and this number is projected to nearly double, to around 19 million, by 2050. The first person who will live to 150 has already been born.
Older workers are vital for the future of the economy, and the need to develop a long-term strategic approach to recruiting and retaining older workers is crucially important for businesses. In particular, industries with a higher proportion of workers aged over 50 will need to adapt their practices quickly to ensure they can retain and recruit the older workers who are fundamental to their workforce.
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