Friday, February 24, 2006

United Kingdom: Employers Interested, But Employees Want To Retire

Georgina Fuller reports in Personnel Today that a new survey conducted by Manpower shows that 52% of surveyed employes want to employ staff beyond the age of 65, but 81% of surveyed staff said they would not want to continue working into their late 60s. In addition, 70% of employers said they would offer flexible working in the next 10 years, but just 63% of workers expected to work flexible hours in the future.

Source: "Employers see older workers as answer to skills shortages" (February 23, 2006)

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