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‘Fifty-somethings’ face unemployment trap
People in their 50s are more likely than any other age group to be unemployed and find it harder to get a new job than younger…
Government urged to allow tax-free pension withdrawals to fund entrepreneurship
Pensioners with an entrepreneurial spirit should be allowed greater tax-free access to their pension pots in order to fund…
Dog walkers earn 17% more than national average
Professional dog walkers can earn up to £26,496 a year – 17% more than the average national salary, new research has found…
Can working longer lead to a fuller life?
Older workers taking a more relaxed and flexible approach to retirement will benefit businesses, the economy and individuals…
How stay-at-home parents can find a job
It is still the case that the majority of parents who take the lead on childcare are women – but this is starting to alter.
How to best prepare to work beyond retirement age
Government figures show that there were 1.4 million people aged 65-plus in the workforce in 2011 - twice the number working at…
Workers given the right to request flexible working
All UK employees can now ask for flexible working hours under new rules.The right to ask will be available to some 20…
Start a new business from home
The report by Axa Business Insurance and small business network Enterprise Nation also found that lower start-up costs and the…
Grandparents should have more unpaid leave, union says
Grandparents should be given greater access to unpaid leave by their employers in order to look after grandchildren, the TUC…
Can I claim a private pension and work part-time?
One of our experts answers a reader's question.