Mark Malcomson

Retirement? FE is the key to career rejuvenation

With the UK facing the cost pressures of an ageing population, today’s employees face working longer – and that’s where colleges come in, says Mark Malcomson

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The working world has changed considerably in the past decade. The rapid pace of change in terms of technology and automation, flexible working patterns, the rise of the “gig” economy, the UK’s changing demographic profile and the potential effects of Brexit mean we have entered a time of great transformation in the nature of work.

We can no longer expect any job, or even career, to last a lifetime. London Business School professors Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott explore this issue in their excellent book The 100-Year Life: living and working in an age of longevity. They argue that we all need ...

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