Older people and employment Contents


Committee information


1 Introduction

An ageing workforce

Industries where older people work

Government policy on older workers

Our inquiry

2 The impact of age discrimination on employment

Ageism and age discrimination

Enforcement of the Equality Act

Older people with other protected characteristics

Recruitment bias

Transparency and accountability

3 Flexible and adaptable workplaces

Flexible working

Carer’s leave

Enabling employers to develop more flexible and adaptable workplaces

4 A workforce for the future

A mid-life ‘MOT’

Access to career advice and support seeking employment

A national skills strategy

5 Government policy

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex 1: Older people and employment outreach event—1 May

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 17 July 2018