Working from home improving health and wellbeing of older employees

New ONS data shows

John Brazier
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Working from home improving health and wellbeing of older employees

The latest research from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows older workers are reaping the benefits of remote working.

The ONS research, which studied the impact of working from home on those aged 50 and over, found that those that switched to remote working at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic have reported better health and wellbeing. Research previously carried by out by the ONS found that flexible working is a factor in enabling older workers to remain in the labour market for longer. In June and July 2020, older workers working entirely from home were more likely to say they were planning to retire later...

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