Blog posts from Rachael Saunders

How can employers tackle interview discrimination?

by Rachael Saunders 25 July 2017 - 11:10am

Rachael Saunders, Business in the Community Age at Work Director calls for unconscious bias training to help improve workforce diversity. 

 

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Why older workers are not to be written off

by Rachael Saunders 9 June 2017 - 3:03pm

Blog by Rachael Saunders, Age at Work Director, Business in the Community

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Commit & Publish is the next step

by Rachael Saunders 23 May 2017 - 12:01am


Rachael Saunders  Age at Work Director, Business in the Community, applauds companies who are supporting the Business in the Community call to action to employ...

Why loneliness is a workplace issue

by Rachael Saunders 15 December 2016 - 12:11pm

We often think of loneliness as an issue that...

A post-Brexit approach: understanding of the needs of an older workforce

by Rachael Saunders 28 November 2016 - 9:59am

Rachael Saunders, Age at Work Director, Business in the Community, calls for a better understanding of the job insecurity, low pay and barriers to fulfilling work experienced by many older...

Bring in your parents day

by Rachael Saunders 3 November 2016 - 2:42pm

Rachael Saunders, Business in the Community Age at Work Director speaks of championing the older worker and reflecting on the value of different generations. ...

What is Ageism?

by Rachael Saunders 23 September 2016 - 9:15am

Ahead of Older Peoples Day on the 1st October, Rachael Saunders Age at Work Director...

The 100-year life

by Rachael Saunders 11 August 2016 - 10:51am

Rachael Saunders, Business in the Community's Age at Work Director, reviews a new book The 100-Year Life...

Support for carers in the workplace should be a business priority

by Rachael Saunders 10 June 2016 - 12:27pm

Rachael Saunders, Age at Work Director, Business in the Community speaks of the actions that can be taken to support carers in the workplace. 

 

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Post 50 employment on cliff edge

by Rachael Saunders 31 March 2016 - 9:21am

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Older 50s in the workplace - retain, retrain and recruit

by Rachael Saunders 22 March 2016 - 10:34am

Rachael Saunders, Business in the Community Age at Work Director shares an insight into the Ministerial Roundtable held on Monday 21 March where a discussion on the current activity on the...

The importance of apprenticeships for older workers – and employers

by Rachael Saunders 18 March 2016 - 11:15am

Rachael Saunders,  Age Campaign Director Business in the Community reminds business that age should not be a barrier to learning at work. 

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Menopause is on the map

by Rachael Saunders 4 March 2016 - 9:28am

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Over 70's in work today seen as pioneers.

by Rachael Saunders 3 March 2016 - 12:19pm

Action is needed now to ensure workplaces are fit for our increasingly ageing workforce.  Rachael Saunders, Age at Work Director, Business in the Community calls for business to review...

CIPD and Resolution Foundation – Weighing up the wage floor: Employer responses to the National Living Wage.

by Rachael Saunders 25 February 2016 - 10:49am

Rachael Saunders, Business in the Community Age Campaign Director reports on good news for apprentices for older people. 

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Valuing experience, valuing later life, should CV's be age blind?

by Rachael Saunders 26 November 2015 - 8:00am

Rachael Saunders, Age at Work Director, Business in the Community comments on the practicalities of having 'age blind' CVs.

The way in which we see age depends so much on our culture,...

Working Grandparents to share parental leave

by Rachael Saunders 6 October 2015 - 10:26am

At the Conservative party conference this week George Osborne has announced that working grandparents will soon be able to share parental leave entitlement, notes Rachael Saunders,...

Business in the Community celebrates International #OlderPeoplesDay

by Rachael Saunders 29 September 2015 - 3:30pm

 

Rachael Saunders reflects on why Older People's Day is a chance to shift the debate around older people and challenge negative stereotypes.

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