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23rd September, 2023.
Radfield Home Care York, Thirsk & Ryedale has signed the Age-friendly Employer Pledge, a nationwide programme launched by the Centre for Ageing Better to improve the recruitment, retention and development of older workers.
A recent poll commissioned by Ageing Better reveals the scale of ageism in the workplace and demonstrates the urgent need for action.
More than a fifth (21%) of UK adults aged 50+ indicated that since turning 50, they had regularly experienced ageist attitudes in the workplace or when applying for roles.
And while approximately two thirds (64%) agreed they would feel comfortable in reporting ageist behaviour in the workplace, less than half (42%) said they would be confident any complaint would be taken seriously.
Sky-high labour and skills shortages are one of the biggest challenges facing our economy today - the latest ONS statistics revealed over one million vacancies in the final quarter of 2022-3...
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