Extending working lives

Media

Interview with BBC Radio Scotland
Wendy Loretto
February 2017
Professor Wendy Loretto appeared on BBC Radio Scotland to discuss working in later life in response to a call from UK government business champion, Andy Briggs, to create one million more jobs for older workers by 2022.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08c3wdc#play
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Article in the Independent
Sarah Vickerstaff
February 2017
Sarah Vickerstaff's Conversation article on retirement was picked up and published in the Independent.
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and -families/the-question-employers-are-wary-to-ask-w hen-are-you-going-to-retire-a7570751.html
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Online article in the Conversation
Sarah Vickerstaff
February 2017
Sarah Vickerstaff published an article in the Conversation online forum on the subject of retirement and the effect of organisations of the rise of the state pension age.
https://theconversation.com/the-question-employers -are-wary-to-ask-when-are-you-going-to-retire-7097 1
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EWL in the Guardian
Chris Phillipson
January 2017
Chris Phillipson was consulted by the Guardian for his expert opinion on flexible retirement with specific reference to the case studies undertaken in this project.
http://www.theguardian.com/membership/2017/feb/06/ flexible-retirement-age-state-pension-savings
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Appearance on national radio station
Wendy Loretto
2016
Wendy Loretto appeared as an expert speaker on an addition of Radio 4's Woman's Hour discussing the challenges facing women in the workplace.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07pd4rj
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EWL quoted in the Guardian
Chris Phillipson
2015
Professor Chris Phillipson was quoted in an article in the Guardian entitled "Our Cities Must Undergo a Revolution for Older People".  This refers to Chris's term "self-imposed house arrest" which he believes can be brought about as a result of cities not being designed or organised with older people in mind.
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/mar/ 15/age-friendly-cities-design-future

 

 

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