Help and support for older workers

Guidance about employing older workers and working past 50.


Summary: Employer toolkit: guidance for managers of older workers

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This guidance is about employing older workers and working past 50. It is aimed at:

  • older people who want to get back into work, or stay in work longer
  • employers, who benefit by employing older people
Published 12 December 2014
Last updated 31 July 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated links to external resources and the references to what the government is doing.
  2. Updated guide to refer to current Business Champion for Older Workers and introduce more up-to-date signposting throughout. Removed PDF employer toolkit as information no longer current.
  3. Added general summary pamphlet of the employer toolkit.
  4. Updated the guidance with information about the 'Employer toolkit: guidance for managers of older workers'.
  5. First published.