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EFA

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(Biochemistry) essential fatty acid
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(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) European Fighter Aircraft
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The Employers Forum on Age, an independent network committed to tackling ageism at work, has commented that the move to abolish the retirement age is long overdue.
Rachel Krys, campaign director of anti-ageism group the Employers Forum on Age, said: "This is an incredible leap forward .
The Employers Forum on Age (EFA) cite a number of examples in their literature where large employers, among them B&Q and the Nationwide Building Society, have reaped the benefits of removing any fixed retirement age, which in both cases was before the Age Discrimination Regulations came into force.
A survey of 1,000 adults by the Employers Forum on Age discovered one in five believed age had stood in the way of them getting a job, while more than one in 10 said they had witnessed ageist behaviour in the workplace since the regulations came into force.
Experts in employment law and human resources are holding a day-long seminar at Mere Golf and Country Club on November 16, with guest speakers from The Employers Forum on Age (EFA) and hardware store B&Q.
The Employers Forum on Age, which campaigns for a diverse workforce, said most firms believed new regulations would lead to everyone having to retire at the age of 65 rather than being encouraged to continue working.
A spokeswoman for the employers Forum on Age, which carried out the study, said: "Employers must understand what motivates people so they can influence decisions about work and retirement.
The Employers Forum on Age is calling for more time to consult on the plans in order to put together a pragmatic series of measures.
Sam Mercer, of the Employers Forum on Age, said firms must face the challenge and recruit "according to ability not age".
Ruth Jarratt, for the Employers Forum on Age, which conducted the survey, said: "The findings send a clear message that young workers are still being held back by ageist attitudes.
The survey of 1,000 adults by the Employers Forum on Age found that one in five believed age had stood in the way of them getting a job.

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