Older workers are not being told about their right to continue working past age 65 while many employers are also choosing to restrict benefits for staff above this age.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) wants employers to give line managers more flexibility and power to support workers' health and wellbeing.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published its proposals for the tax relief to be applied to employer funded return to work interventions.
A report from The Work Foundation and Fit for Work UK is accusing employers of not doing enough to support people with chronic musculoskeletal disorders.
The government must take the lead in tackling mental health related sickness absence and lost productivity, an influential commission argues.