Government has launched a website giving employment advice to the over 50s.
site aims to offer a practical guide about advice, support and services.
during Age Positive Week, which runs until 6 December, the site directs people
to advice on:
Help available through government and voluntary organisations
Getting the most out of working in later life
Information on pensions and planning for the future
Positive Week is designed to raise awareness of age discrimination in the
workplace and to encourage individuals and employers to challenge stereotypes
based on age.
are around 19 million people aged 50 and over in the UK, making up two-fifths
of the adult population.