Around a third (30%) of respondents offer age-specific wellness programmes for their staff, according to a study by Mercer.Its Age-friendly employer research surveyed three groups: 69 HR professionals, 1,376 employees and 25 recruitment agencies.
The study of HR professionals also found:
- 45% of respondents offer advice and support to staff caring for older relatives.
- 81% offer flexible working for staff of all ages.
- Just over half (52%) of respondents offer a programme to help their employees prepare for retirement.
- 36% have a health and/or absence analytics scheme for workers of all ages.