Andrea London argues discriminating against older workers can cost a business experience and wisdom

With hybrid working models quickly becoming ‘the norm’ and the constant requirement instead for online productivity, virtual working and remote meetings/presentations, are our older generation cognisant of these technological advances and are they able to ‘keep up’?

We seem to be noting an increased polarisation of the labour market in the UK; exacerbated hugely by the recent covid-19 pandemic. As a result, there is an evidenced increase in the ‘generational skills gap’.

When Mark Zuckerberg in 2007 (in)famously said to a room full of budding entrepreneurs that “young people are just smarter” – he perhaps did not realise the damage his narrative would cause – that yo...

Andrea London
Partner, Head of Employment
Rosenblatt Solicitors

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