Call for employers to help older workers become ‘digital adopters’

 

  • Survey of nearly 2,000 workers finds over-50s not being trained in skills needed for the digital economy
  • Older workers also less likely to feel informed about impact of automation and technology on their jobs

Employers must do more to train and upskill older workers and prepare them for the digital economy, according to a new survey and report from Business in the Community.

Webinar: Sleep and Recovery Toolkit

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At your desk

The webinar features an overview of the new toolkit from Business in the Community and Public Health England, Sleep and Recovery that both examines and offers guidance on addressing the underreported impact of sleep deprivation. 

Responsible Business Webinar: Future Proofing your business

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Webinar

Background
• 39% of employers in the UK have hard-to-fill vacancies, with skills shortages the biggest cause
• Businesses struggle to recruit young people
• Only 31% of employers in the UK have hired an education leaver in the last three years

With youth unemployment currently at 11.9% - more than double the overall UK unemployment rate - there is talent that businesses can be tapping into to address their skills gaps and create more diverse, inclusive workforces.

Responsible Business Workshop: Purpose Toolkits

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London

Purpose-driven brands seek to improve society and have a positive impact on people’s lives. Mounting evidence shows these businesses are performing well in terms of market growth, meeting changing customer needs and getting the most out of their employees.

The purpose of the workshop is for delegates to:

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