ageing workforce


Will you still need me when I’m 64?

“When we think about the health and safety of ageing workers, there is still a massive ‘ism’ that we don’t really tackle in the workplace”. Read More

Charity issues ‘wake-up call’ to help older workforce

A new report warns the number of number of people aged 65 and over is set to grow by more than 40% in the next two decades, and top 17 million by 2036. Read More

Understanding the next generation of workers: Insights on expectations of work and perceptions about health and safety

In order to gain greater insight about the expectations and perceptions of the next generation of workers, HSE's Helen Beers invited a group of students who are currently studying science subjects, to discuss their perceptions about work and risks to health and safety. Read More

Older workers ‘more stressed’ than younger colleagues

Older workers are at risk of higher stress levels and being marginalised in the workplace, according to a new survey Read More

Managing the safety of an ageing workforce

According to the Partnership for European Research in Occupational Health and Safety (PEROSH), 35 per cent of the European Union Read More

Graphic: The future of work – the workforce is also changing…

In her fifth graphic for SHP, Dr Helen Beers explains the future of work and how the workforce is changing, Read More

The changing demographic of construction

By Mark Paterson, senior risk manager, QBE Construction accounts for 6 per cent of the UK economy and remains the Read More

Throwback Thursday: Ageing workforce

Back in April 2007, Amanda Griffiths wrote on article for SHP magazine about the ageing population of Britain, and how Read More

The changing demographic of the construction industry

By Mark Paterson, senior risk manager, QBE   Construction was one of the hardest hit sectors in the downturn. Post-recession however, companies Read More

Feature preview: An age-old question

In the June issue of SHP, Chris Ide examines the challenges facing employers as the working population ages, and how Read More



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