The last few years have seen British workers retiring later and later, whether through choice or a financial need. By 2020 it is projected that a third of all employees in the UK will be over 50.

This ageing workforce will present many challenges for HR, including management of benefit provisions as well as more practical concerns such as increased sickness and absence.

What about you? Has your organisation begun to prepare for an ageing workforce. Vote in the poll and let us know about your policy changes in the comments below.

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Last week’s poll

With one of the country’s most contentious elections behind us HRreview’s latest Inside HR webinar, in association with My Family Care, explores the impact of the new government on employment law and HR function.

Which political issue do you think will have the biggest impact on HR? Listen to the webinar and vote below.

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Steff joined the HRreview editorial team in November 2014. A former event coordinator and manager, Steff has spent several years working in online journalism. She is a graduate of Middlessex University with a BA in Television Production and will complete a Master's degree in Journalism from the University of Westminster in the summer of 2015.