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New technology and the world of work: the winners and the losers

This report by ACAS (and IPA) highlights some of the more surprising and sometimes nuanced winners and losers in the way that new technology may affect the world of work e.g. shifting pressure fro physical health to mental health through stress caused by work intensification and social isolation.

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Attitudes to employability and talent

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Attitudes to employability and talent

This report from the CIPD aims to explore the attitudes towards employability and responsibilities for career development in the UK.

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A proposal for modernising labour laws for twenty-first century work: the "independent worker"

This report from Seth D. Harris and Alan B. Krueger of the Hamilton Project explores new and emerging work relationships arising in the "online gig economy" in the US that do not fit the existing legal definitions of "employee" and "independent contractor" status. 

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World Employment Social Outlook: the changing nature of jobs

Since the start of the global crisis, unemployment figures are higher as the global economy struggles to create a sufficient number of jobs. This, alongside the changing nature of the employment relationship, poses a number of challenges. This report from the International Labour Organisation addresses those challenges.

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Global Human Capital Trends 2015: leading in the new world of work

Global organisations today navigate a “new world of work”—one that requires a dramatic change in strategies for leadership, talent, and human resources. Deloitte consider the 10 most major emerging themes most likely to have an effect in 2015.

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Talent trends report

In this report,  Randstad Sourceright consider the top 25 trends that will shape the future of work and explain how HR leaders need to evolve in order to meet the changing needs of their organisations.

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Working in the future

The forces reshaping the way we work are many and varied. Advancing technology, globalisation and the changing dynamic of the workforce are all having an impact on the way we work. This report by the Economist brings together academic and professional insights into these growing trends.

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Megatrends: are UK organisations getting better at managing their people?

What is the relationship between managers and their employees? Is the lack of improvement in the quality of management in the UK hampering productivity? The CIPD considers.

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Is a temporary job a bad job?

There has been a long-standing assumption that temporary work is 'second hand work', but is this really still the case? Mark Beatson, Chief Economist at the CIPD considers whether a temporary job really is, a bad job.

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Britain's world of work - myths and reality

The changing character, places and patterns of work have been the subject of intense policy debate and speculation. Will there be sufficient paid jobs, and will the employment opportunities of the future be radically different from the past?

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