Older women 'frozen out over jobs'

Press Association
Mother and son looking out.
Mother and son looking out.

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Older women are being "frozen out" of the jobs market because of caring responsibilities, leading to calls for more to be done to help them work flexibly.

A study by charities Age UK and Carers UK found that the proportion of older women working flexibly has fallen over the past two years, while there has been a "marked increase" in the number unemployed for more than a year.