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Thriving, striving, or just about surviving?

The RSA set out seven portraits of economic security and modern work in the UK in this report. 

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Working together - CBI/Pertemps employment trends survey 2017

This report from CBI and Pertemps shares the findings of a survey of businesses in the UK, looking at the employment trends of the future. 

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Employee engagement and benefits

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Employee engagement and benefits

This report from Raconteur explores the ten top employee perks, saving for retirement as a type of benefit, and the vital link between communication and keeping employees engaged. 

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Inquiry into fairness, transparency and diversity in FTSE 350 board appointments

This report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission examines how boards are performing on gender diversity in light of the targets set by Lord Davies. 

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Breaking down the gender challenge

To make meaningful progress on gender diversity, companies must move beyond the averages and focus on the biggest pain points say Alexis Krivkovich, Eric Kutcher and Lareina Yee of McKinsey in this report on breaking down the gender challenge. 

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The future of work

This edition of Centre Write looks at four key aspects to the future of work: the new economy, the jobs of the future, a new welfare settlement and a more diverse workforce. 

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Algorithmic hiring to improve social mobility

This article from Predictive Hire explores the barriers to occupational mobility in the UK and the growing use of predictive analytics or algorithmic hiring to neutralise unintentional prejudice against age, academic background, class, ethnicity, colour, gender, disability, sexual orientation and religion.

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Improving the gender balance on British boards: five year summary

The gender balance at the top of British business is improving but how close are we really to achieving true gender equality and diversity?  This report reflects on the 25% target set for FTSE 100 boards to improve representation of women and sets out Lord Davies's next step recommendations. 

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Women in the workplace

Women remain underrepresented across organisations - especially at senior levels of leadership.  This report from McKinsey offers a comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America.

 

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Avoiding the demographic crunch: labour supply and the ageing workforce

An increasingly ageing population in the UK means that there are now many generations in the workplace at one time. However, demographic changes in the long-term means that there is unlikely to be enough young people in employment to replace the amount of baby boomers retiring. This report by the CIPD discusses the challenges of an ageing workforce for different industries and considers how employers can mitigate the risks.

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