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Future workstyles and future workplaces in the City of London

The City of London is one of the world’s leading financial and business centres, operating and competing on a global platform, and so highly responsive to changing market trends and economic shifts. How can businesses in the City continue to evolve in order to meet the future needs of both the company and it's workers?  

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When megatrends collide

The business landscape is changing. How can companies prepare for the inevitable interactions between global forces and stay ahead of the competition? David Lancefield, Robert Vaughan and Richard Boxshall of PwC, consider.

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Jeans maker launches cheap financing for more ethical factories

Jeans manufacturer Levi Strauss & Co is providing it's suppliers with financial incentives to adopt progressive labour, ethical and environmental standards. What trends in globalisation does this move reflect? Will others follow suit? The Financial Times considers.

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Shifting gear: policy challenges for the next 50 years

The global economy is driven by a number of deep-seated and likely long-lasting trends. If these trends – including ageing, skill-biased technological change, globalisation, and rising environmental pressures – persist, they will have a profound effect on the world economy.

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Five megatrends and possible implications

Urbanisation, resource scarcity, demographic changes, global power shifts and a paradigm breaking technological event horizon - these five megatrends are set to change the future of work and have massive impacts on business strategy, according to PwC.

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The future of work - jobs and skills in 2030

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills report "The Future of Work: jobs and skills in 2030" looks ahead to the future labour market. 

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Workplace 2030 - built for us

In this Deloitte report, Professor Dexter Dunphy argues that the established norm of a business's workforce being housed in a central office is set to change. The cause? Technology...

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The deal in 2020 - a delphi study of the future of the employment relationship

This report, prepared by The Work Foundation imagines three distinct future of work scenarios that throw up a range of issues for people management.

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Keeping up with workforce 2020

This report by Strategy&Business argues that the successful companies of 2020 will be those that effectively implement information technologies that transform when and how people do their jobs.

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