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Greater support needed for older workers as number of over 50s in UK workforce reaches record 10 million

Figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show for the first time there are more than 10 million people aged over 50 in employment.

Age-friendly employers summit, 2017

Over 50s now make up nearly one third (31%) of the entire UK workforce, up from around one in five (21%) in the early 1990s.