Resource Library - Research and Statistics

 

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Title: Older Workers in the Labour Market, 2012

Date: June 2012
Written and Published by: Office for National Statistics
Contents: The numbers working beyond State Pension Age over the past two decades. Includes statistics by skill level, gender and region

 

Title: Extending Working Life: Older Workers Statistical Information Booklet

Date: Quarter 2, 2011
Written and published by: Department for Work and Pensions
Contents: Key facts and figures on older workers; Labour market segmentation statistics

 

Title: Safety in Numbers (Comparing health and safety incentives for SMEs)

Date: May 2012
Written and published by: Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
Contents: How small businesses in the UK see tax breaks, insurance cuts and other health and safety management incentives

 

Title: Review of the Default Retirement Age: Summary of Stakeholder Evidence

Date: 2010
Written by: Independent Social Research on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions and Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Contents: Summary of the views in favour of and against the removal of the default retirement age plus recommendations on how the road to retirment could be improved.

 

Title: Pathways to Retirement: Research Summary (4 Pages)

Date: July 2010
Written and published by: Department for Work and Pensions
Contents: Key Findings; Experiences of retiring before 65; Experiences of the "Right to Request"; Experiences of other employer approaches to retirement.

 

Title: Encouraging Labour Market Activity Among 60-64 Year Olds

Date: 2008
Wriiten by: University of Kent and University of Edinburgh on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions
Contents: Attitudes to Work and Retirement; Incentives and disincentives to continue working; Barriers to working for 60-64 year olds; Policy recommendations.