ONS Personal and Economic Wellbeing report – Business in the Community urges business to communicate with staff clearly in the months ahead

Responding to the ONS Personal and Economic Wellbeing report published this morning, Amanda Mackenzie, chief executive of Business in the Community, commented:

ONS UK Population Overview report - Business in the Community comments

In response to the ONS UK Population Overview report published this morning, Anne Willmot, age campaign director at Business in the Community, commented:
 
"The impact of people living longer will have all manner of consequences, not just socio-political, but also corporate with changing demographics in workplaces across the UK.
 
“If there are an additional 8.2m people aged 65 or above in 50 years’ time, it’s fair to assume that a sizeable percentage of them will want or need to remain in the workplace in order to maintain a decent level of income.
 

Workshop: Job security is good for business

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We will discuss the business benefits, including increased retention and productivity, a more diverse workforce and better health and wellbeing in the workforce, as well as the practicalities in making changes within an organisation. 
 
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