Million more over 50s now work part time than decade ago as

Figures assessed by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) assessed by Rest Less, a jobs, volunteering and advice website for the over-50’s has found that of the 8.6 million part-time workers in the UK today, 3.4 million of them are aged 50 and over. This marks an increase of 912,000 (or 37%) in a decade.  In comparison, there are just 2 million people aged 30 and under working part-time, and 3.2… Analysis of government data has revealed that the UK’s part-time workforce is being driven by the over-50’s more than any other age group.  A million more over 50’s are now working part-time compared to a decade ago, new data reveals, as older workers shun the notion of a ‘cold turkey’ retirement.