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Exodus of experienced workers from the jobs market continues

New stats show there's still a significant gap to pre-pandemic levels of employment of older workers, despite a successful bounce back for other age groups .

Worker using welding machine

Nearly 3.5 million people aged 50-64 are economically inactive – 230,000 more than before the pandemic. Measures such as day-one flexible working and Carer’s leave are needed to help fill vacancies with older workers. 

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