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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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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.




Tribunal win 'shows dangers of not respecting retirement wishes'

Company accountant receives £182,000 for age discrimination after being pushed out of job The default (mandatory) retirement age was abolished…


Latest conference



Older Workers and Migration

Presentation by Dr Martin Hyde, Associate Professor  of Gerontology, Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University,…


Assessing the Portability of Social Security Benefits Policy Reflections from Four Migration Corridors Between EU and Non-EU Member States

Presentation by Professor Robert Holzmann Delivered at TAEN/ LSE Seminar on Older Workers and Migration,…

50+ Works

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