The RSA set out seven portraits of economic security and modern work in the UK in this report.
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The UK labour market is currently subject to a period of demographic change. Managers are faced with an ageing workforce and different generations in the workplace. This change is bringing opportunities and challenges for individuals, employers and the state. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation discusses these in this report: 'Understanding age and the labour market'.
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.
Work is changing and technology is having an impact. What could the rise of the on-demand economy mean for the future of work? Could Uber's business model change the way you work in the future, and how? Farhad Manjoo of the New York Times, considers.
How will freelance workers, available at a moment's notice, reshape the structure of careers and the nature of companies? The Economist considers.
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.