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Reach logoDonating your skills

If you have experience in professional areas like management, IT, marketing, accountancy, HR, fundraising, finance, mentoring, law or other business skills and a little time to spare, have you considered donating your talents to a charity?

Reach Volunteering has over 30 years’ experience of helping volunteers find the opportunities they want with the charities they prefer. Whether it is a short-term project or a long-term role, in a national or local charity, Reach can guide you to a cause that is dear to your heart. You may be interested in an arts, environmental or children’s charity. Perhaps you have a few hours to spare every week or a couple every month.

Reach can help you find the perfect role for your skills, your experience and to fit into your lifestyle.

Simply go to www.reachskills.org.uk, tell us who you are, the types of skills you’d like to share and what type of organisation you’d prefer to volunteer with.


Silverhairs.com is an exciting new website with Blogs, Forums and Social Networks for users aged over 50 in the UK.

Silverhairs.com is bursting with articles of interest and encourages users over 50 to send through their own articles to be published on any subject they like. It encourages blogging and social networking to help interaction and let people share information, stories, photos and experiences.

Silverhairs.com also has a huge amount of deals, discounts and offers from some of the UKs biggest brands from British Airways and Marks & Spencer to AXA Insurance and BT. Register your email and receive regular updates on the latest news and offers with Silverhairs newsletters.

With the over 50s accounting for 43% of all adults, or 21.6 million people which is set to increase to 25 million in 2020 and with 14,226 people turning 50 every week we are a significant part of society and www.silverhairs.com aims to become the largest website for this community in the UK.

Come to www.silverhairs.com we look forward to hearing from you!

Hidden Hearing is the UK’s major supplier of free no obligation hearing tests and high quality hearing aid technology.

Its network of hearing centres and professionals cover the country and continues to grow. Every Hidden Hearing centre offers a complete lifetime hearing care service. With 84 centres across the UK, you can be sure that there’s a centre near you.


Retirement Directory

Retirement Directory is full of interesting articles, great offers and fantastic ideas specifically designed for retired people and people approaching retirement. It's easy to use and most importantly it's safe. All companies represented on the site have something special to offer the retired community.

Redundancy Services

Does the thought of redundancy fill you with fear or are you looking forward to a bright future with so many opportunities you don't know where to start? If redundancy is on your radar you'll find this website a treasure trove of good advice not to mention many credible business opportunities and a great forum where you can share your experiences and ask questions.

Jobs in the EU

New-Gen Job Centre. New jobs in the EU Workspace.

The over 50s online lifestyle magazine

Fifty Magazine is the brand new online lifestyle portal, bringing you top quality news, features and articles on all things about over 50s life. Topics range from motoring to health, finance to food, and much more!

Retirement reinvented

A site full of ideas on how to make use in retirement of your expertise and experience, to benefit you and your community

'Good to go insurance' for older people

Goodtogoinsurance.com provides single trip travel insurance cover to older travellers and holiday makers - in fact we can provide cover to travellers of any age, whether you are over 65, over 70 or even over 90! Our single trip travel insurance has no age limit.

Seniors Dating Agency

A specialist seniors dating site that provides a safe and secure way for older people to meet others for friendship and romance. It is completely free to browse, register and post a profile and there is the ability to send an ice breaker, receive notification of recommended members and pay by your mobile phone or by Paypal. The site has 1000s of members and it is one of the best value sites in the UK. The site is UK based with telephone and email support.

Common Interview Questions

This site contains information about Job interviews questions, Read all common interview questions for all types of jobs.


Over 50 Insurance
Over 50s Life Insurance from www.insuranet.co.uk Specialist in UK life insurance for the over fifties.


Over 50 Life Insurance
Life insurance for over 50s - Compare quotes for life insurance, critical illness, income protection, smokers life insurance and much more. We compare the whole of the market to offer you the best rates.




Position Ignition
Where it's never too late to reassess your career. Personal careers services with a new approach to your career, help in planning it, taking control and making it work for you. For more information contact: enquiries@positionignition.com.

For free advice, tips and guidance visit the Position Ignition Blog



Luxury cruises
Cruise In Ltd is a small family run business specialising in luxury cruises


  Hobby Thing
HobbyThing is all about hobbies and interests where you can meet like-minded people and share your crafts and passions with other hobby and crafts enthusiasts.


Over 50's Lifestyle, Information & Forum Website
For life with more style visit Prime50plus. The UK's No.1 Over 50's Portal, Information & Forum websites. Offering free information and advice on over 50's travel, health, wealth, shopping, property, dating, work & learning.



3 Smart Cubes
Check out our collection of tests related to career development. We also have loads of other Ph.D certified IQ & Personality tests.






An online magazine for the over 50s and over 60s - ideas, challenges, information and inspiration for men and women in their 50s and 60s. Holidays, work and business, personal stories, quizzes, recipes, The Giddy Market, mind and body fitness, over 50s health and more.






Wow your CV
WoWMyCV.co.uk providing professional CV Writing services since 2007, if you are in the market for a new job let us help your CV say WoW.



We offer localised Communities where you can interact, advertise, build an online presence, recruit and access our business directory. By hosting these communities we aim to help our clients flourish and improve on their success, both online and offline



Discount on Retirement Courses
Thinking about retirement? Laterlife Learnings retirement courses are acclaimed as valuable and enjoyable events to help individuals prepare for their retirement. Now you can get a 5% discount by quoting skilledpeople.com when you enquire. As they say, it is worth one day to make the most of the next 10,000!









www.laterlife.com is the leading over 50s web site for enjoying and making the most of later life. A wide variety of topics are covered, with over 2000 pages of content and regular articles from a network of professional writers covering: health; travel; special events; retirement; dating; hobbies and much much more. In addition laterlife's pre-retirement workshops are acclaimed as valuable and enjoyable events to help individuals plan their retirement; as they say it's worth one day to make the most of the next 10,000!






Help with your CV
Our system enables you to create a brief CV which is perfectly adequate for obtaining an interview. However, many employers will still ask for a full CV to use as a basis for a meeting, so having found a potential job you need to make sure that your CV gives the right impression. Recognising that many of our members will not have completed a CV for several years, we looked for someone who could help and have decided to recommend CV Checker. A specialist company who can help you to create a modern and compelling CV. There is a lot of free advice on their site, and their charges for a variety of services are very reasonable. You can, of course, also use a CV produced by CV Checker for your own job search activities.

Someone needs what you know
Have you had experiences in life that others can learn from? Do you have pearls of wisdom that you would careo pass on? Horsesmouth is a new social networking site with a social purpose, making it possible for people who have been there and done that to mentor others online. If eBay is about the stuff locked up in your attic that you have forgotten about but someone else may value, then Horsesmouth is about the stuff you have got locked up in your head and heart that others could certainly benefit from. It is packed with tools to make mentoring safe, fun and rewarding for everyone. Visit us at www.horsesmouth.co.uk to find out more.
Experience Matters
Experience Matters is a consultancy specialising in motivating and energising the 50+ to maintain peak performance. Through coaching and innovative workshops individuals become confident, revitalised and empowered. Experience Matters also provides consultancy and guidance on systems and policies to ensure an age-inclusive environment.
Over 50s Friends
The overfiftiesfriends.co.uk community is intended for people who are over 50 and looking to expand their social horizons. Here you can find friends to share your interests, organise activities, or join those organised by others
Motivation, Information and Support
in my prime is an organisation created to provide motivation, information and support to mature people (roughly the 45 to 70 age group) who are re-thinking their lives; and to assist employers to look more creatively at ways of employing and benefiting from the acknowledged strengths of older workers
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