Month: March 2021

Older Workers Face Rising Unemployment In London Due To Coronavirus

The research conducted for London Councils (https://londoncouncils.gov.uk/our-key-themes/economic-development/employment-support/detailed-study-unemployment-london ) provides different forecasts about unemployment.  One “core scenario” forecast has an unemployment rate of 9.4% by December – just under half a million. But if you look at potential universal credit claimants, the numbers affected may be higher up to 671,000. London has had more of its workers furloughed than the rest of the UK which also leads to uncertainties about what will happen when this support ends. …

PAiL Newsletter March 2021

Positive Ageing in London – your age forum- is pleased to send you this our first newsletter of the year. We hope everyone received our Survival Guide for older Londoners that we sent out to you earlier this year instead of a newsletter, as we thought an update on how to survive this pandemic this winter was the best contribution we could make ( LINK to survival guide on website). Now that the NHS vaccination…

The First-Ever Global Report On Ageism – 18 March 2021 – 12.00-13.00h GMT

We are very pleased to invite you to the launch event of the first ever Global report on ageism that is taking place on 18 March between 12.00 and 13.00h GMT.  Through an interactive and engaging discussion, this online event will challenge how we think, feel and act towards age and ageing. It will highlight what we know about ageism, why it matters, and how we can tackle it. It will kick off a global conversation that…

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