Age Pioneers is an Action Panel of Cross-Sector HRDs and Heads of D&I.

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The webinar starts with a short presentation from our selected guest panelists, who are leaders in their field, talking about their subject matter expertise. The first 30 mins of the presentation will be recorded, and then for the next hour, the group becomes the panel and debates the topic under Chatham House rules in an unrecorded event to allow peer networking and collaboration.

April's Topic

After 55/Redefined were lobbying hard for extra measures on the Spring Budget, and the subsequent announcements, the Action Panel are invited to listen in to our panel guests discuss some of the top topics on the table.

The discussion will include the Returnership programme, the changes in pension tax allowances and childcare support reforms; and how these changes affect both employers and over-50s workers.


Panel Guests

Sabine Tyldesley Associate Director at SEC Newgate UK a global strategic communications organisation. An expert on UK government, and public affairs, Sabine will be discussing the budget announcements in relation to employers and over-50s workers.

Joining the panel will be Adele Aitchison, Founder and CEO of GrandNanny, a new childcare service that supports midlife and older neighbours into childcare jobs with local families, creating age-integrated communities.


Your host for these discussions is well-respected NED, investor and mentor, and Chair of 55/Redefined, Rune Gustafson. He is an experienced FCA-approved portfolio Chair focused on supporting high performance teams, in driving growth within an effective governance structure. Rune is ex-CEO of Interbrand and Chair of the National Gallery.

Rune will be joined by Founder and CEO of 55/Redefined, Lyndsey Simpson. With a successful background in banking, HR and recruitment outsourcing, Lyndsey has been, listed as one of the ‘UK’s 50 Most Inspirational Female Entrepreneurs’, in both Management Today magazine and The Sunday Times. Pre a serial entrepreneur, who has built several multi-million-pound businesses, championing under-served customers. Her last business was an HR and recruitment outsourcer, which she built to £24M revenue before exit.


We have partnered with EMEA's leading partner for embedded recruitment solutions & TA strategic consultancy, Join Talent to bring you the Age Pioneers series of events covering the major issues and challenges in building a sustainable workforce.

The sessions are centered around the challenges of an ageing population and the future of work. It is where industry experts and thought leaders meet to discuss and debate how to address and solve the issues faced in the current labour market.

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