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Report suggests older people find it harder to get work

A report suggests that older workers are finding it increasingly harder to find work.

The Policy Exchange think tank is warning that people aged between 50 and 65 are more likely to be unemployed for longer than a younger person.

Its research also suggests that employers are more positive towards younger applicants.

BBC Radio 5 liveWake Up to Money spoke to Matthew Tinsley who wrote the report.

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  • 20 Jun 2012
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