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Talking about mid-life – how conversations make a difference in the workplace

by Anne Willmot 5 April 2019 - 4:19pm

Anne Willmot, Business in the Community Age Campaign Director writes of the importance of...

Intersectionality may be a buzzword for some, but gender equality must provide a voice to all women

by Kaammini Chanrai 13 March 2019 - 3:28pm

Kaammini Chanrai, Gender Research and Policy Manager at Business in the Community, on why 'white, middle-class...

An important message on Age from Andy Briggs – CEO of Aviva and Chair of the BITC Age Leadership Team

by Guest Editor 2 January 2019 - 1:11pm

Andy Briggs, Chief Executive Officer, Aviva UK Insurance, AVIVA PLC and Business in the Community's Age Leadership Team Chair, on why companies must recognise the...

The importance of an intergenerational workplace

by Anne Willmot 31 August 2018 - 11:46am

Anne Willmot, Business in the Community Age Campaign Director speaks of the opportunities and the challenges that an ageing population presents. 

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Are you equipped to support and retain the carers in your workforce?

by Guest Editor 11 June 2018 - 9:00am

National Carers Week (11-17 June) and the launch of the Governments new Carer’s Action Plan is the perfect time to look at how you support the carers in your workforce.

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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. 



Need to be re-energised? Take a mid-life career review

by Noel Smith 3 July 2017 - 4:10pm

Noel Smith, 59, Customer Experience – BTS & IAS Division, ATOS, shares his thoughts on the challenges faced but also how he feels re-energised by changing...

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


Diversity Benchmark brings clarity to disparities

by Thomas Colquhoun-Alberts 1 June 2017 - 10:14am

Thomas Colquhoun-Alberts, Business in the Community Diversity Benchmark and Knowledge Manager examines the disparities between the employment rate of BAME and White...

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...

Increasing the older employment rate is vital for economic sustainability

by Jennifer Lincoln 28 March 2017 - 6:25pm

Jenny Lincoln, Business in the Community Age Research and Policy Manager explains why it is essential that employers adapt to an ageing population and take practical...

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.