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Technology, jobs, and the future of work

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Technology, jobs, and the future of work

Automation, digital platforms and other innovations are changing the nature of work.  Understanding these shifts can help policy makers, business leaders and workers move forward, writes James Manyika of McKinsey in a briefing note prepared for the Fortune + Time Global Forum. 

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The decent jobs deficit: the human cost of zero-hours working in the UK

Millions of workers are still trapped in low-paid and highly insecure jobs. What are the implications of this? How can we address job insecurity in the UK? Trade Union Congress consider.

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Growth for everyone: CBI/Accenture employment trends survey 2014

Businesses are becoming increasingly optimistic as the economic recovery becomes more soundly based. What can be identified as the employment trends of 2014? The CBI and Accenture consider.

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A better off Britain

Our economy is still recovering from recession. This report from the CBI considers attempts to chart a successful route through the changing global economy by making growth work for everyone.

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The growth of EU Labour - assessing the impact on the UK Labour market

This report by the CIPD considers this debate and the effect migration is having on our labour market in the UK.

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AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs

Experts respond - how will advances in artificial intelligence and robotics impact the economic and employment picture over the next decade?

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Making Britain work for everyone: facing up to challenges in our labour market

The effects of the financial crisis are still being felt by people throughout the UK. But how can the challenges that remain as a result be tackled?  In their report, "Making Britain work for everyone", the CBI discuss how we can keep the best jobs in the UK, boost the economy of Great Britain and raise the standard of living for all.

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The Bell-Blanchflower underemployment Index

Underemployment occurs where individuals have spare capacity to do either more work, or work at a more qualified level. The Work Foundation produce data measuring the prevalence in the UK labour market.

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Industrial strategy and the future of skills policy

There is a skills mismatch in the UK. Workers often don't have the right skills that businesses need, whilst the skills that do exist are often under utilised. This CIPD report explores the issues.

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On the up: CBI/Accenture Employment Trends Survey 2013

What were the employment trends of 2013 and how can we continue to maintain successful, growing businesses in the UK? The CBI and Accenture consider.

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