Research and analysis

Employer experiences of recruiting, retaining and retraining older workers: qualitative research

This report sets out the findings of qualitative research investigating employer attitudes and policies for older workers.

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Employer experiences of recruiting, retaining and retraining older workers: qualitative research

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Summary: Employer experiences of recruiting, retaining and retraining older workers: qualitative research

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This research was commissioned to analyse the barriers facing employers in recruiting, retaining and retraining older workers across a range of UK labour market sectors.

The research will:

Authors: Lorna Adams, Mark Winterbotham, Siv Svanaes and Christabel Downing (IFF Research).

The research is part of a suite of 4 Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) research reports contributing to the Fuller Working Lives: evidence base 2017.

The 4 DWP research reports are:

In July 2016, DWP published a new experimental official statistic on the Economic labour market status of individuals aged 50 and over since 1984.

Published 2 February 2017