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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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We direct individuals looking for employment, who want to change direction, develop their careers or undertake training to relevant organisations and a number of useful resources, such as 50+ Works: A Guide for Older Jobseekers.

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50+ Lives: TAEN Launches Video Case Studies

As part of its European Social Fund Technical Assistance Project, TAEN has commissioned a series of videos in which older workers relate their individual experiences. The case studies focus on three key themes relating to extended working lives: Still Working, Seeking Work and Active Ageing. 

The first videos to be released feature five individual case studies of people who are still working and one which looks at extended working lives from a range of cultural perspectives. They are available on the new TAEN ESF Media Centre.



Older Unemployed Under Radar for Too Long, Says Employment Minister

In an interview with the BBC, Employment Minister Esther McVey outlined plans to get more over-50s into work.  A trial,…


Latest conference


TAEN Seminar on Intergenerational Working

This seminar, which has been rescheduled from 3 November 2014, will tackle some of the issues relating to intergenerational working. It…

50+ Works

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