by Lombard Odier

The rise of the #MeOnly society

People are living longer and children have always been expected to look after their parents in old age.  But the FT’s Roger Blitz is convinced individuals are becoming more self-centred and less interested in the family. He believes family members will soon see less of each other and companies will have to pay more to retain staff no longer held down by family ties.

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