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Age UK is the new force combining Age Concern England and
Help the Aged in England.
If an employer turns you down for a job because you're too old or too young, this is ageism in recruitment and it's unlawful. Discrimination laws protect us when we apply for a job as well as while we're working.
Ageism in recruitment
The Government runs a number of employment schemes inteded to help people improve their job prospects and find work.
Employees aged 65 and over are entitled to redundancy pay calculated in the same way as younger people.
Where to get help with your CV and applications and how to tailor it to the job.
How to find agencies, including ones specialising in the over 50s.
Are you prepared for giving up work? Age UK talks to one woman who realised she hadn't planned as well as she'd thought
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Retirement offers a great opportunity to improve your skills, do something you’re interested in or meet new people.
Reach your career ambitions with skills and qualifications gained through our mix-aged programmes at our training centres around the UK.
Starting a business can be a way of using our skills and knowledge to earn money or turn our passion into a way of life.
Meet and talk to like-minded people about issues that matter to or interest you.
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