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Related Information & Links

There are many organisations that can provide information and good practice advice on valuing older people in the workplace. Many also provide seminars and training as well as a range of publications.

Acas: independent statutory body providing up-to-date information and advice

Businesslink: practical advice for business

CIPD: professional body for those involved in the management and development of people

Jobs and Training

Finding out what jobs are available

Jobcentre Plus helps you refine your search for a job online. Jobcentre Plus website.

Older jobseekers

Some recruitment agencies offer specialist help for older people seeking work.

Getting job ready

Jobcentre Plus helps jobseekers of all ages to find work and provides advice on CV and letter writing, and preparing for an interview. Jobcentre Plus website


Apprenticeship opportunities are available for everyone. Apprenticeships enable you to start work, learn skills and gain qualifications. Find out more at the Apprenticeships website.


Learndirect has information about courses, training, qualifications and career development.

Starting a business?

If you run a small business or are thinking about starting one up, visit Business Link for guidance.

Employers who value age

You can read about employers with good employment practices in these case studies.