Intergenerational Warfare, or, Intergenerational Bargaining?
Posted by Glynne Williams in School of Business Blog on April 16, 2014
The generation game is getting personal, according to Glynne Williams and Vanessa Beck. ‘Generation gap’ once referred to the gulf in culture and understanding between teenagers and their parents. Now that the baby boomers are approaching old age, however, it is made to refer to a pernicious economic divide. What began in 2008 as a […]
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Increasing the Retirement Age won’t solve the Pensions Crisis
Posted by Joanne Grady in School of Business Blog on December 5, 2013
Jo Grady, Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations at the School, responds to George Osbourne’s Autumn Statement, particularly on its proposal to increase the retirement age to 70. Speaking on LBC 97.3 today (December 5th, 2013), in defence of the coalition government’s decision to increase the retirement age to 70, Deputy Prime Minister […]
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