Year: 2021

Age Friendly High Streets in London

Older Londoners value and use their local high streets but they are not as age-friendly as they should be. One of the priorities of the London Recovery Board is “High Streets for all “ and PAiL is campaigning that age-friendly high streets should be promoted and implemented in London. Its report  Its new report titled ‘Unleashing the grey pound – older consumers’ contribution to High Street revival’. https://pailondon.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/High-Street-briefingFINAL23Sept.pdf makes the case that the contribution of older people…

Age-Friendly High Streets in London

Older Londoners value and use their local high streets but they are not as age-friendly as they should be. One of the priorities of the London Recovery Board is “High Streets for all “ and PAiL is campaigning that age-friendly high streets should be promoted and implemented in London. Its report  Its new report titled ‘Unleashing the grey pound – older consumers’ contribution to High Street revival’. https://pailondon.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/High-Street-briefingFINAL23Sept.pdf makes the case that the contribution of older people…

High Streets

PAiL has been mounting a campaign this autumn to ensure that High Streets in London are age-friendly. As London’s recovery looks at regeneration it’s key that thinking about High Street renewal doesn’t forget older Londoners. Its report titled ‘Unleashing the grey pound – older consumers’ contribution to High Street revival’. https://pailondon.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/High-Street-briefingFINAL23Sept.pdf makes the case that the contribution of older people needs more attention particularly as consumers. The report went to all London boroughs, GLA Assembly members, and…

KEY FACTS ABOUT OLDER WORKERS IN THE UK

Older workers have been growing but the employment rate of older workers has seen a slight drop since the pandemic From the mid-1990s up to the start of the pandemic, the employment rate for people aged 50 years and over has been increasing and the employment rate gap between people aged between 35 and 49 year and people aged between 50 and 64 years has been narrowing The employment rate for people aged 50 to…

Plan for Age Friendly London, Send Your Comments!

The Mayor and GLA are in the process of developing an age friendly London plan which we hope to ensure reflects older Londoners and PAIL members views. Please send your comments and suggest directly to the GLA officer responsible, Sue Johnson and also send to us at PAIL so we can draw our responses together and campaign for our ideas to be included.

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