The Mid-Life MOT: Helping employees navigate mid-life - A toolkit for Senior & HR Managers to drive the benefits of retaining older workers

A mid-life MOT is a programme which allows people in mid-life to reflect and take stock, manage transitions and plan holistically for the short, medium and longer term, focusing on their job, health and finances. Through a series of managed conversations in group discussions, seminars, workshops, one to ones and on-line platforms, employees gain clarity and confidence about how to shape their future at work.

Press release: ONS figures on people aged 50+ in the workplace - Companies should offer employees mid-life MOTs

In response to the ONS report published today on people aged 50+ in the workplaceAnne Willmot, age campaign director at Business in the Community, said:
 
“This report confirms the dramatically changing nature of the UK workforce, with the average age of employees increasing all the time. 

ONS UK Population Overview report - Business in the Community comments

In response to the ONS UK Population Overview report published this morning, Anne Willmot, age campaign director at Business in the Community, commented:
 
"The impact of people living longer will have all manner of consequences, not just socio-political, but also corporate with changing demographics in workplaces across the UK.
 
“If there are an additional 8.2m people aged 65 or above in 50 years’ time, it’s fair to assume that a sizeable percentage of them will want or need to remain in the workplace in order to maintain a decent level of income.