An ageing workforce

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62% of over 55s have never received a promotion within their current company.

From the silver screen to sport, government legislation to the workplace, the importance of diversity and inclusion has taken centre stage in recent years, with the much-debated topic high on the agenda for UK employers. 

Robert Walters has gathered insights from 6,000 professionals in the UK, looking at diversity and inclusion through the lenses of gender, ethnicity, age, disability and socioeconomic. 

Focusing on the key themes of salary, seniority, progression and employee experience, the research identifies the areas in which work needs to be done to establish a diverse and inclusive workforce and provides key workplace solutions to inform your D&I agenda.

Are over 50s being left on the shelf?

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Spotlight on Age:

Over 50s left on the shelf?

Over 40% of workers over 50 feel that employers offer a lack of opportunity to support their progression. Should more be done to support older workers? Read the full story.

Win a promotion in your 50s

3 in 4 workers in their 50s believe they have already hit a career ceiling. Alexandra Sydney, Group Marketing Director at Totaljobs, offers the following tips to achieve a promotion.

Which sectors are falling short?

Robert Walters research provides the stark reality that over 50s feel overlooked for promotion. Which industries are falling short? Take a look at our key findings.