ERSA Responds to government package of support for older workers

The government has announced that £22 million will be invested in new measures to tackle unemployment among the over 50s.  The package will give jobseekers over the age of 50 more one-to-one support at jobcentres. The support will focus on getting them into work, progressing in work, and boosting their earnings ahead of retirement. Similarly, […]

Event: Improving the recruitment of older workers

The UK job market is currently going through dramatic changes, especially due to the effects of COVID-19 and Brexit, with reports of shortages in many sectors. And yet we know that 36% of 50-69 year olds feel at a disadvantage applying for jobs due to their age. In addition to giving older workers a fair chance […]

Understanding the transition to civilian life for ex-Service personnel with physical conditions as a direct result of Service or acquired whilst in Service

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The University of Central Lancashire and others have published an interim report of the project ‘Understanding the transition to civilian life for ex-Service personnel with physical conditions as a direct result of Service or acquired whilst in Service’. This is the interim report from a two-year project (2019–2021) that represents the first substantive qualitative longitudinal […]