Older workers and the workplace: evidence from the Workplace Employment Relations Survey


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This report aims to understand more about the working experiences of older individuals as well as the potential impact changes in the age composition of workplaces may have on their performance. It extends the evidence base on these issues using data from the Workplace Employment Relations Survey (WERS), a nationally representative survey of British workplaces and their employees. Data were used from the two most recent surveys in the series, which took place in 2004 and 2011. The research has multiple objectives. First it investigates the types of workplaces in which older workers are...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Research; Equity; Demographics; Performance; Outcomes

Keywords: Survey; Older worker; Older people; Age; Employment pattern; Workplace; Employment practice; Recruitment; Equal opportunity; Access to education and training; Conditions of employment; Job satisfaction; Wellbeing

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Department for Work and Pensions, 2017

Physical description: 102 p. (report) + [3] p. (research summary)

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ISBN: 9781911003632

Resource type: Report

Rights: Crown copyright 2017. You may re-use this information (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence. To view a copy of the licence visit: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/

Document number: TD/TNC 127.370

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