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


Seminar: Ageing, Older Workers and Migration

The next LSE/TAEN seminar on issues facing the ageing workforce will be held on Thursday 27 April 2017 from 2…



"Diffusing the Demographic Time Bomb" article from "The Actuary" Magazine

Chris Ball explains some of the issues around population ageing and working longer for the…

50+ Works

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