Silver exodus: Employers are driving over-55s away from the office
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Shani Alexander
Shani Alexander, Senior Reporter

Businesses must try to retain experienced, older workers with sought-after perks, or risk a brain drain and skills shortage among their workforces, a new report suggests.

New polling by recruitment consultancy Robert Walters found that the three main challenges preventing over-50s progressing in their career are the lack of opportunities (41%), difficulty balancing work and personal lives (33%), and lack of training (21%).