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Workers and technology: our hopes and fears

This YouGov survey, in association with the Fabian Society, explores workers’ expectations and views on technological change in the workplace.

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In advanced and emerging economies alike, Worries about job automation

This report from Pew Research Center draws on a study of public opinion in 10 countries on the likelihood of jobs being automated and the predicted effect of this.

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Pathways to universal basic income: the case for a universal basic opportunity fund

The RSA put forward a proposition of the creation of a Universal Basic Opportunity Fund as a way to address the problem of economic insecurity. 

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Future of work commission

This Future of Work Commission report, launched by Labour MP Tom Watson, delves into how the UK can deal with the new technological revolution. 

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The future of skills

Pearson teamed up with researchers from Nesta and the Oxford Martin School to build a research project that moves the conversation about the future of work past automation and predicts the demand for work and skills in the US and UK economies in 2030.

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Universal basic income and the future of work

Andrew Harrop and Cameron Tait of Fabian Society take a look at Universal Basic Income in the context of the future of work, in this report for the TUC.

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The power of parity: advancing women's equality in the United Kingdom

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The power of parity: advancing women's equality in the United Kingdom

This report from Mckinsey Global Institute explores the economic potential of narrowing gender gaps at the national level as well as across UK regions and examines the opportunity to address gender disparities. 

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Overlooked and left behind: improving the transition from school to work for the majority of young people

This report from the Select Committee on Social Mobility finds that 53% of young people do not follow the ‘traditional’ academic route into work. It explores the reasons behind this and makes recommendations to Government. 

 

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The futures of work

Recognising that jobs and livelihoods are being transformed, this report from the Foresight Alliance presents an overview and evaluation of thinking about the future of work.  

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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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