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Fuller Working Lives: What, How, Why?

By Apricot | Sep 7, 2019

Fuller Working Lives: What, How, Why? Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) In this video you can listen to experts across industry share their advice on making the most of the talented pool of older workers across the UK. Visit: to get your tool kit on employing older workers.

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The State of Ageing 2019

By Apricot | Jul 7, 2019

The State of Ageing | Centre for Ageing Better The ‘State of Ageing in 2019’ report gives a snapshot of what life is like for older people today and looks at the prospects for future generations. You can see their full report here:

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Leah Georges TED Talk on how generational stereotypes hold us back at work

By Apricot | Jun 22, 2019

Leah Georges TED Talk on how generational stereotypes hold us back at work The Silent Generation, baby boomers, Generation X, millennials, Gen Z — we’re all in the workforce together. How are our assumptions about each other holding us back from working and communicating better? Social psychologist Leah Georges shows how we’re more similar than…

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Do Stereotypes About Ageing Workers Stack Up

By Apricot | May 25, 2019

Do Stereotypes about ageing workers stack up? Germany’s DW News examines how much truth there is in the clichés that older workers are less efficient and inflexible.

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Becoming An Age Friendly Employer

By Apricot | May 21, 2019

Becoming An Age Friendly Employer The Centre for Ageing Better’s report calls for employers to be more age-friendly and inclusive of those over 50, including doing more to tackle age discrimination in the workplace. You can view the video here as well as finding many other excellent resources about this topic.

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Age Discrimination The Age Myths

By Apricot | May 12, 2019

Age Discrimination: The Age Myths An interesting video exploring some of the myths surrounding both younger and older employees from Skill Boosters who develop video based training for inclusion, leadership and teamwork.

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What older workers can do to stay employed

By Apricot | May 12, 2019

Ageism in the workplace: What older workers can do to stay employed CBS This morning talk about ageism in the workplace and features Linkedin Editor in Chief, Dan Roth. A new study claims about 56 percent of Americans over the age of 50 have faced or could face “employer-driven” job loss, according to ProPublica and…

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1st Transnational Partnership Meeting

By Apricot | Apr 23, 2019

The first meeting of the SASSI-Working On Partnership was held in Loughborough in September 2018.  

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