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AUGUST'S FUTURE OF WORK ROUND-UP
A snapshot of the latest thinking on the changing world of work
Some jobs will disappear, but automation is a good news story, argues Eugenio Pirri of The Dorchester Collection.
Using technology to work smarter could free up workers’ hours and profit companies, says Gaby Hinsliff for the Guardian.
Benedict Dellot of the RSA takes a look at different types of automation and the impact on jobs.
It’s time for HR to kick old habits and drive businesses forward, comments Lars Schmidt for Fast Company.
Firms and government must address the impact of technology through retraining, says Siemens boss Joe Kaeser.
Maplecroft research shows risk of trafficking will rise as automation pushes low-skilled workers into “race to the bottom” for jobs.
The number of over-50s out of work is an ‘unacceptable’ waste of talent, says Women and Equalities Committee.
Nearly all businesses are struggling to hire skilled staff, reveals Open University research.
PwC considers the impact of AI on jobs in their latest Economic Outlook report.
Raconteur consider all things future of work in their new report for the Times.
This Acas event, on 10 October, will explore key drivers for change in the workplace, as well as flexibility, productivity and skills.
It turns out juggling two jobs isn’t just for humans.
THE FUTURE OF WORK HUB
Recognising the impact of the changing world of work on businesses, HR and employment regulation, Lewis Silkin LLP launched the Future of Work Hub initiative to inform and connect people engaged in forward thinking about the future of work.
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