The TUC website includes reports and other information about older workers, most recently about health and safety, and the “Age Immaterial” campaign and blog about women over 50 in the workforce. There are sections on equality and discrimination.
Employing Older Workers
A guide by the Department for Work and Pensions to help employers recruit older workers.
Worksmart is a TUC website with a range of helpful information about employment rights, including dealing with age discrimination and negotiating flexible working arrangements, and has links to other relevant parts of the TUC website
The Advice Guide website is the main public information service of Citizens Advice, providing people with round-the-clock access to CAB information on their rights - including benefits, housing and employment, and on debt, consumer and legal issues. Relevant factsheets include pensions, benefits, disability and age discrimination.
ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service)
ACAS provides information, advice, training, conciliation and other services for employers and employees to help prevent or resolve workplace problems. Reports and other resources are available on the website, including some about the ageing workforce and how employers can manage the potential of older workers.
This website has sections on work and learning and a range of factsheets and reports about working, training and learning later in life. It also has information on finances and health in later life.
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
The CIPD has a range of factsheets that are helpful to employers and employees, and information and resources for employers about managing an ageing workforce. There are other resources on the site about age discrimination and redundancy.
A life course approach to promoting positive ageing
A Beth Johnson Foundation report challenging the perceptions about ageing.
Age and the Workplace: a guide for employers and employees
This guide by ACAS outlines the law on age discrimination in an accessible way.