Avon calling for the over 50s

Sarah Coles

If there was ever any doubt about how older workers have been left high and dry by the economic downturn, then figures from the Direct Selling Association (DSA) should put those doubts firmly to rest. It has announced that a record number of the over 50s are turning to companies like Avon, Kleneeze and Betterware to help make ends meet.

But should we be worried by this trend?