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Chamber event to focus on 'untapped talent'

Chamber event to focus on 'untapped talent'

Wednesday 10 May 2023

Chamber event to focus on 'untapped talent'

Wednesday 10 May 2023

With increasing numbers of over-50s being classed as 'non-employed', some business leaders are calling it a "worrying trend".

The Chamber of Commerce will consider the issue at its lunch on 22 May.

PWCs' Managing Partner, Evelyn Brady (pictured), and Chief Strategy Officer, Leyla Yildirim, will make the economic case for leveraging Guernsey’s untapped talent.

They will also draw on findings from a new PwC report which shows that Guernsey is lagging behind other economies.

Recent statistics show that the Channel Islands have high numbers of ‘non employed’ women, as well as both men and women who are not economically active over the age of 50.

While those who can afford not to work or for a variety of reasons have chosen not to work, it is considered likely that significant barriers such as the lack of flexibility from employers and the high costs of childcare are disincentivizing women in particular from working full time or working at all.

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