Fuller Working Lives: a partnership approach


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Great Britain. Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)


People in the UK are living longer, and the proportion of older workers in the labour force is increasing. The UK government's Fuller Working Lives (FWL) strategy aims to support individuals aged 50 years and over to remain in and return to the labour market and tackle the barriers to doing so. As the population and the workforce continue to age, to avoid a loss of labour, employers will need to increasingly draw on the skills of older workers. Employers will need to retain valuable skills of older workers, retrain them if they want to support workers to stay in the labour market and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Participation; Demographics; Management; Workforce development

Keywords: Older worker; Older people; Ageing workforce; Labour force participation; Promotion of employment; Recruitment; Personnel management; Staff development

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

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

Physical description: 49 p.

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ISBN: 9781784259020

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 127.612

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