Artificial intelligence

NHS doctors

NHS to accelerate roll-out of artificial intelligence

The NHS in England will create a national artificial intelligence laboratory to improve care and free up the time of medics so they can spend more time with patients.

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

7 Aug 2019

ON-DEMAND | Find out how West Midlands Ambulance Service digitised its HR records as the first step in a journey towards intelligent automation...

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Automation could widen gender pay gap

16 Jul 2019

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

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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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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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When does keeping tabs on working time overstep the line?

2 Jul 2019

A recent ECJ case means employers will need to more closely track employee time at work. But when does concern over employees' wellbeing turn into spying on them?

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‘HR held back by failure to use data effectively’

28 Jun 2019

Half of UK organisations rely on instinct and gut feel when it comes to assessing skills despite need to analyse data.

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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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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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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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How chatbots improved Yodel’s candidate experience

30 Apr 2019

Introducing chatbots for recruitment has helped slash candidate drop-out rates and average time to hire at delivery firm Yodel. How has this been achieved?

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Good workforce planning can unlock AI’s potential, says CIPD

30 Apr 2019

Artificial intelligence has the potential to create better, more fulfilling jobs for employees if it is implemented properly, according to a new report by the CIPD and PA Consulting.

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What challenges will HR face in the next 10 years?

29 Apr 2019

Making predictions for the workplace is fraught with risk but Emma Shipp and Lynne Adams take a punt on technological change, new legislation, societal trends and, yes, Brexit, to lay out the likely challenges...

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Few businesses find tech investment improves learning outcomes

3 Apr 2019

The growing use of AI in learning and development has not resulted in significant improvements in people's productivity and work quality according to new research.

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