Automation

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Automation could widen gender pay gap

There is a risk that automation in the workplace will widen the gender pay gap and increase inequality, an in-depth study has found.

HR outsourcing (HRO) in depth guide

An in-depth guide to HRO: How is HR outsourcing changing? 

15 Jul 2019

HR outsourcing (HRO) has matured. Once little more than a cost-cutting exercise, outsourcing your HR – or specialisms within it...

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industrial strategy

‘Good quality’ jobs should be measure of industrial success

15 Jul 2019

The UK needs to manage industrial change far better than in the past if the economy is to harness new technology, become greener and provide better livelihoods

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ONS-productivity

Waning productivity costs staff £5,000 over past decade

5 Jul 2019

Workers have lost out on just over £5,000 in wages because of poor productivity growth over the last decade, new...

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Digitising HR records: the first steps towards intelligent automation (webinar)

5 Jul 2019

Wednesday 7 August 2019 | Register now to find out what it takes to transform HR from a technological standpoint and how to implement change at scale.

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Think tank urges retraining pledge as automation transforms communities

3 Jul 2019

A report from right-leaning think tank Onward has urged the next prime minister to introduce a retraining tax credit to...

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Manufacturing sector could lose 20m jobs to automation

26 Jun 2019

Up to 20 million jobs in manufacturing could be replaced by robots by 2030, with each new robot taking over...

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Just one day of work per week benefits mental health

19 Jun 2019

Work is good for your mental health, even if you only do one day a week, according to researchers from...

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learning in busy environments

Integrate learning into jobs, say L&D experts

17 Jun 2019

Learning will need to be better integrated into employees' daily tasks, especially in busy environments: a key message from the Festival of Work

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Festival of Work: Why job automation is an opportunity, not a threat

14 Jun 2019

The implications of job automation was hotly debated by speakers at the CIPD's Festival of Work this week, where Gary Kasparov was among the key speakers

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Amazon offers workers thousands to set up own delivery businesses

14 May 2019

Amazon is offering its employees thousands of pounds in funding to set up independent delivery businesses.
The company has said...

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Blurring of work and home life is the tip of the tech iceberg

13 May 2019

New technology is often hailed as the UK’s economic saviour. But have we appreciated AI’s potential for radically altering workplace...

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Future jobs will require the human touch, says Amber Rudd

10 May 2019

More automation will allow employers to offer roles that require distinct “human sensibilities” and allow workers to be more creative

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‘Premium’ should be paid for high-value apprenticeships

27 Mar 2019

Employers that offer “high value” apprenticeships should receive “premiums” from the government to encourage schemes that facilitate higher average wage...

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Women at highest risk of losing roles to automation

25 Mar 2019

 
The ONS has created a chatbot where users can search for the risk of automation of different roles
Around...

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