The UK's fastest-growing digital community for the over 50s

Welcome to Rest Less. We’re here to inspire today’s generation of over 50s and 60s to get the most from life – focusing on lifestyle, learning, financial wellbeing, work, volunteering, community and more.

What are you interested in today?

Featured > Championing diversity for all

Standing together against racism
We are proud to have a diverse member base, and to champion the cause for diversity and inclusion of all – whether that relates to age, ethnicity, religion, sexual preference, gender identity, or any other aspect of how we choose to define ourselves.
Read our statement

Featured > Support for now

Help and support through coronavirus
The last few weeks have been tremendously difficult for many people. We are trying to support our members by providing free resources to help with mental health, financial wellbeing and workplace productivity.
Take a look

Featured > Get involved

Join the conversation on the Rest Less Community
Rest Less is more than a website. It's a movement and a community, full of likeminded people to share ideas, support and advice with. Why not join a conversation on our Community Forum?
Connect with others

Featured > Jobs and careers

Career change ideas
If you want to change careers in your 50s the world is your oyster. Instead of winding down towards retirement, more people than ever before are looking to change direction...
Give me some inspiration

Featured > Learning & courses

Learning at home – a guide to free resources
This guide introduces you to a list of free online learning resources that could help to keep your mind busy, whilst achieving some of the things that you’ve always wanted to.
Learn for free

Featured > Jobs and careers

Business ideas you can start from home
Do you dream of being your own boss? Would you love to step out of the rat race and work to your own agenda instead? Starting a business from home can be a fantastic way to get back in control of your own future.
Start my own business

Featured > Money

How to make money from your clutter
Decluttering is a fantastic way to boost your bank balance, whilst giving a new lease of life to items that you no longer use. So we’ve handpicked five effective tools that you can use to make money from your clutter
Make a tidy sum

Featured > Redundancy

Redundancy guide
Whether you’re in your 50s, 60s or at any point in your life, facing the prospect of being made redundant is a difficult time – both emotionally and financially. However, the most important thing is to take considered actions that will help you move forward.
Redundancy guide

We work with hand-picked age diverse employers who have a commitment to embracing multi-generational workforces. Whether you’re looking to go part-time, change career or simply find a new job that you enjoy – we have thousands of roles hiring now across the UK.

Worried about redundancy?

You are not alone. The events of the past few months mean that many people are facing uncertain times. If this is impacting you, here are a few resources that we hope you’ll find helpful.

Whether you’re looking to boost your skillset, advance your career or simply love learning – there’s a course for everyone. Browse over 50,000 courses, both free and paid – many of which have exclusive discounts for Rest Less members.

Helpful tips and guidance for making the most of your money – specifically tailored for today’s generation of over 50s. Covering everyday finance, planning for retirement, savings and investments – and much more.

6 ways to save money now

Here at Rest Less, we’re trying to make it easy for our members to save money, whilst helping to support the work we do. See what you could save in minutes with these money saving tools…

Whether you’re interested in finding a new passion, healthy recipes, ways to stay positive, staying fit and active, or something else entirely – we’ve got you covered.

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*According to Ofgem, domestic energy customers could save over £300 by switching tariff, depending on a customer’s tariff choice and circumstances. Despite this, just over 50% of customers are on expensive default energy tariffs. (September 2019)

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Skilled People has now partnered with Rest Less

Skilled People has always been focused on helping job seekers aged over 50 find new employment opportunities. After careful consideration we have decided to partner with Rest Less to continue providing the best possible experience to over 50s jobseekers.

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