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Many countries are struggling with ageing populations

Older workforce will push up benefits cost

Ageing employees will fuel demand for workplace benefits, but such packages will come with a higher price tag in future, a report has predicted.  The 26-page Economist Intelligence Unit report, sponsored by pensions consultancy Towers Watson, found 43 per cent

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Ageing population will have huge impact on social services, Lords told

Committee to report startling findings of wide-ranging investigation into over-65s and implications for British society A Lords inquiry has prompted warnings there is no proper plan is in place to cope with the dramatic increase in over-65s.Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

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Japan ageing crisis offers glimpse of future

  This graph is from The Economist   but the article in The Age spells it out:   Every stockmarket investor in Australia should spend time scrutinising the events unfolding in Japan. The world’s third-largest economy is akin to a window into the

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Baby Boomers plan to work longer for better retirements

 Most Canadian baby boomers surveyed in a new poll say they would work longer to live better throughout their post-work years rather than opt to retire earlier. The CIBC survey finds that 57 per cent of Canadians aged 50 to

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Why companies need to start hiring older workers

Head of BOSTON CONSULTING urges rethink role of aging workers.  “We have to give people a chance in their 60s and early 70s to continue to work,” he said. “We have to have different opportunities for them to expand their

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