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Research Reports

Working Age - Issue 7
Free to members.

Working Age - Issue 6
Free to members.

The Gap in the Workplace: Generation Y
Addressing the emerging issues employers are facing when trying to engage with Generation Y, bringing together the key findings from our research and outlines practical suggestions and steps employers can take to connect with younger people.

Free to all.

Generation Flex
Free to members.

Flexible retirement - A snapshot of large employers' initiatives
Summary of research into the introduction of flexible retirement policies within large organisations, including 20 case studies.

Free to all.

Defining Ageism
In order to better understand ageist attitudes the EFA presented a range of scenarios to over a thousand people to establish tolerance levels over pay, management styles and team fit. Respondents were split down the middle on all the critical issues, highlighting the difficulty employers will face in tackling ageism.

Free to all.

Complacency is not an option
Free to members.

Change At Any Age Report
The EFA recently commissioned Cranfield School of Management to investigate the opportunities and barriers for career changes and re-training for different people. This was mapped against age, life-stage and gender.

Free to all.

Avoiding the Age Trap - Guide to Age Bias Free Recruitment
This guide will help you discover where your current recruitment policies and practices may be biased against certain age groups. Avoiding the Age Trap will also suggest steps that you can take to ensure recruitment in your organisation is fair and more effective.

Free to members.

Attitude Not Age
Attitude not Age reveals that there are four different types of worker whose responses to questions about work, working for longer, expectation of retirement and pension provision vary. By understanding what motivates people at work, employers can not only improve people's working lives but may also be able to influence people's retirement decisions. This report suggests the current 'one-size-fits-all' approach, to tackle working for longer and retirement, is ineffective.

Free to members.

Age at Work
Age at work is a decade by decade analysis of people's experiences, motivations and attitudes towards age and work. The findings are based on focus groups, in-depth and telephone interviews among nearly 1700 people and cross referenced with the Labour Force Survey. This is an invaluable resource for employers who need to understand their workforce.

Free to members.

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