20 Jan 2020
Supporting workers in mid-life is a key part of being an age-friendly employer. Following the recommendation for a mid-life MOT outlined in the Cridland Review of state pension age, four organisations – Aviva, Legal & General (L&G), the Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) and Mercer – have developed and tested how the concept could be delivered in practice. All parties recognise a need to help people adapt to a longer working life – for the individual’s benefit, the employer’s benefit, and for the UK economy. This report, compiled by the Centre for Ageing Better, summarises the actions taken, and the lessons learnt.
All parties are positive about their findings and the demand they found from participants. A holistic focus on the three elements of work, wealth and wellbeing was well received. There a range of lessons for anyone providing a mid-life MOT to consider: