Finished at Fifty?
With more long-term unemployed over-50s than any other age bracket, Fiona Phillips reveals a group of people facing rejection letters and money worries after a lifetime at work.
If you find yourself out of work in your fifties, you're far less likely to find a new job than any other age group. But are they victims of their own inflexibility or should more be done to help them? Uncompromising advice from former business leader Lord Digby Jones challenges four jobless 50-somethings to change their approach to job-hunting. Reporter Fiona Phillips reveals a group of people facing stacks of rejection letters and money worries after a lifetime at work. Can they beat the odds and get their working lives back on track?