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Rest Less: promoting age diversity at work

Often pushed into retirement or redundancy by ageist attitudes and business practices, older workers want to stay in the workforce but may struggle to. Career service Rest Less hopes to make a difference by connecting companies with the over-50s workforce, who bring experience and expertise.

Location United Kingdom

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“Nenah Cherry is 55. Kylie 51. But the brands creeping into my social feeds like spider veins have me tea-dancing at adult-only hotels and pissing myself when I laugh,” says Grey London’s Vicky Maguire. [1] The idea of being ‘past it’ after the age of 40 is a pervasive one, not just in popular culture, but the real world where people can and are losing jobs as a result of it. Stuart Lewis, the founder of Rest Less realised this after his father died. Having worked for 35 years, his father was in ...

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