Welcome to TAEN

TAEN - The Age and Employment Network works to promote an effective labour market that serves the needs of people in mid and later life, employers and the economy.

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TAEN and Shaw Trust

The national employment, learning and skills charity, Shaw Trust, has acquired the the brand and intellectual property of TAEN. 

The move by Shaw Trust comes as part of a strategic decision to support more older people, both jobseekers and those already in jobs, who face barriers and challenges to working longer.

50+ Works: A Guide for Older Jobseekers

This guide, launched in February 2015, covers the barriers older jobseekers face, the modern job market and the techniques to best navigate it. 

The guide was produced with the support of the European Social Fund.



Latest conference



How to Think About the Lump of Labour Fallacy

Discussion points by Sarah Vickerstaff, Professor of Work and Employment in the School of Social…


Promoting Employment for Youth and Older Workers

Presentation by Mark Keese, Head of Employment Analysis and Policy Division, Directorate for Employment, Labour…


Older Workers and the 'Lump of Labour'

A presentation by Robert Anderson, Head of the Living Conditions and Quality of Life Research…


Older Workers and the Lump of Labour: Methodological Aspects

A presentation by Jacques Wels, who is based in the Centre METICES at the Université…

50+ Works

A good practice guide for welfare to work providers supporting 50+ jobseekers. Visit www.50plusworks.com