‘Age-blind’ approach of Universal Credit risks missing opportunity of older workers

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Tax and Welfare

Britain is missing a crucial opportunity to encourage more older people into work because the government’s new flagship welfare reform delivers only mixed benefits for the age group warns a new study from independent think tank the Resolution Foundation. While many older workers will be better off under Universal Credit (UC) – the system replacing … Continued

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UK risks missing golden opportunity among over 50s

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Jobs, Skills and Pay

The UK could miss a historic opportunity to boost employment among the over 50s, according to new research from independent think tank the Resolution Foundation. The analysis finds that the UK ranks 15th out of 34 OECD countries, for older workers, lagging the five top countries for by over fifteen percentage points. Closing this gap … Continued

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