Editor’s picks

Latest news from around the world on mature workers for April 2022.

  • Understanding older workers

    Analysis and recommendations to support longer and more fulfilling working lives from CIPD UK. This report will help employers better understand older workers, who we generally define as those aged 50+. By knowing who they are, their experiences, and what preferences they hold, as well as the important differences and considerations that emerge as people get older, we can design better jobs to support more fulfilling working lives.  CIPD April 2022

  • How grandparental leave could become a key retention tool

    The birth of a grandchild is a special moment in anyone’s life – and it’s one that employers should acknowledge, according to Saga. The travel and insurance firm, which specialises in serving clients aged 50 and over, introduced grandparental leave as a benefit at the end of 2021. This enables any employee to take an extra week of paid holiday after the birth of a grandchild.  – Raconteur 5 April 2022