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Ageism in Finance in UK – One in four professionals experiences it

One-quarter of finance professionals have either experienced or witnessed ageCapture d’écran 2014-09-17 à 08.26.15discrimination at work, according to research by eFinancialCareers.

The eFinancialCareers Diversity Survey is based on a poll of 1,500 workers from the finance sector. It suggests exactly one-third of employees between 41 and 50-years-old have been discouraged from applying for a role on the grounds of their age.

For those 51 or older this rises to 55%. A similar number (56%) of workers over 50 report being “very concerned” that their age would be an obstacle if looking for a new job.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at HR Magazine – One in four finance professionals experiences age discrimination.

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