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‘Great Resignation’ Among Over-50s Is Driving Up Inflation, Says John Lewis

Sharon White

Sharon White

Source: John Lewis Partnership Plc

Over-50s leading a "great resignation" have shrunk the UK labour market and driven up inflation, the boss of John Lewis has said.

An exodus of around a million people from the workforce since the pandemic has led to an increase in inflation and wage growth, chairwoman Dame Sharon White told BBC Radio 4's Today programme.