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The missing Million – Recommendations for Action

Key findings of the report

  • The world of work needs to change now, to encourage and enable people to continue working into later life.
  • Older workers are vital for the future of the economy.
  • Industries with a higher population of workers aged over 50 will need to ensure they can retain and recruit the older workers who are fundamental to their workforce.
  • More than a million people aged over 50 have been forced out of work involuntarily.
  • Business must address barriers to the recruitment of older people.
  • The next government must legislate for a right to request flexible working from day one of a job.



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