Talkin' 'bout my generation: Ageing and pensions

Past HR Network Event

23 March 2017

Event resources

View the slides (for HRN members)

Talkin' 'bout my generation: Ageing and pensions
Duncan Brown, Head of HR Consultancy, Institute for Employment Studies

Managing an ageing workforce: What are the issues for employers and HR
Annette Cox, Associate Director, Institute for Employment Studies

From Defined Benefit to 'Consumer Engagement': How can we encourage employees to make the right pension choices?
Sarah Luheshi, Deputy Director, Pensions Policy Institute (PPI)

Brown D (2017), Talkin' bout my generation: just what does age and the ageing workforce mean for HR?, Member paper 129, Institute for Employment Studies 

Event programme

This workshop covered such topics as:

  • why employers need to worry about workforce ageing;
  • how to harness and retain older workers;
  • making adjustments for disabilities and long-term health conditions;
  • managing performance with an age-related dimensions; and
  • generational differences.

Speakers 

Annette Cox, Associate Director, Institute for Employment Studies

Sarah Luheshi, Deputy Director, Pensions Policy Institute (PPI)

Indi Seehra, Director of Human Resources, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

Facilitator: Duncan Brown, Head of HR Consultancy, Institute for Employment Studies

Event details

Just what are the practical implications of an ageing workforce and generational differences for employers and HR, and what if anything should you be doing about it? This event considered actions in areas ranging from employee engagement to reward and health and wellbeing.