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Do you know an entrepreneur to join one of our workshops? image
24 August 2023 By Sandy

Do you know an entrepreneur to join one of our workshops?

Next-Up runs workshops for pre-retirement partners in professional firms. As part of this, we invite half a dozen entrepreneurs to discuss a challenge with a small group of partners. It’s all free and includes lunch. Do you know any entrepreneurs who might like to join one of these workshops? You can see what other entrepreneurs ... Six essential tips for successful video blogs and media commentators

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STOP! Enough of the urban myth about 50+ generation image
7 August 2023 By Victoria Tomlinson

STOP! Enough of the urban myth about 50+ generation

I could not believe it. Last week BBC journalist Amol Rajan launched the latest of the BBC’s Rethink series – this one on Rethink Work. And right from the start, here we went again. In his introduction he talked about “Ageing populations needing care”and then“For an older generation who have opted out of the labour ... Six essential tips for successful video blogs and media commentators

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3 August 2023 By Guest writer Avivah Wittenberg-Cox

Gender Balancing Midlife

We are privileged to work with many global thought leaders looking at age and how we make the most of our increasing years.  One of these is the wonderful Avivah Wittenberg-Cox – you can find out more about Avivah in the podcast she did with Next-Up CEO Victoria Tomlinson. In this article which appeared on ... Six essential tips for successful video blogs and media commentators

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13 steps to maximise the value of your former employees/alumni image
13 June 2023 By Victoria Tomlinson

13 steps to maximise the value of your former employees/alumni

The world is waking up. Your older employees have value, not just IN your organisation but also OUTSIDE of it, once they have retired. But what should relationships with former employees or partners look like? And how do you create that relationship through a alumni? In this blog I want to look at partners in ... Six essential tips for successful video blogs and media commentators

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The best 11 ways to retain your 50+ employees image
21 March 2023 By Victoria Tomlinson

The best 11 ways to retain your 50+ employees

The 50+ generation has never been so popular. This weekend Mel Stride, the Work and Pensions Secretary, said that for this generation to go back to work was so vital to the economy it should be seen in the same light as charity work and giving back. I have to say, it felt a patronising ... Six essential tips for successful video blogs and media commentators

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Now is the greatest time to be 50+.  I think! image
20 February 2023 By Victoria Tomlinson

Now is the greatest time to be 50+.  I think!

A year ago, I gave a TEDx talk, A generation of Wasted Talent. It has had 21k views. In it, I argued that we are wasting the talent of people aged over 50.  In this blog I want to share why this generation is written off at work, the impact – and what employers need ... Six essential tips for successful video blogs and media commentators

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Some thoughts on Attachment Theory & Retirement image
31 January 2023 By Guest writer Dr Jonathan Lloyd

Some thoughts on Attachment Theory & Retirement

My name is Dr Jonathan Lloyd. I am a psychotherapist in private practice working with individuals, couples, groups, businesses and schools. I’m also a director of the International Attachment Network (IAN) a charity based in over 40 countries with a purpose of promoting Attachment Theory training.  I’ve been asked to write a few words on ... Six essential tips for successful video blogs and media commentators

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Why are the 50+ generation retiring – is this the reason? image
5 December 2022 By Victoria Tomlinson

Why are the 50+ generation retiring – is this the reason?

N.B. Since publishing this blog the letter to the FT has been published https://bit.ly/3h6Zcew The government, policy leaders and the chair of John Lewis are all worried about the missing millions of the 50+ generation who have left work and don’t intend to return. All sorts of theories are being put forward – some feel ... Six essential tips for successful video blogs and media commentators

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Next-Up on issues around the 50+ generation and the future of workforces image
1 December 2022 By Next-Up

Next-Up on issues around the 50+ generation and the future of workforces

We are delighted to have been asked by a number of media to share our thoughts on issues around the 50+ generation and the future of workforces.  See these articles and podcasts

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