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Older worker 'crushed' by year-long hunt for work

Michelle Macreavy tells Panorama'a Fiona Phillips of the toll that a full-year of job-hunting has taken on her 57-year-old husband. Andrew Macreavy has applied for almost 500 jobs and had seven interviews in his attempt to get back into the workforce after being made redundant from his management job.

Panorama: Finished at Fifty?, BBC One, Monday, 4 April at 2030BST and then available in the UK on the BBC iPlayer.

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