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To gig or not to gig? Stories from the modern economy

The CIPD has published its recommendations to the Taylor review on employment status. It focuses on gig economy participants who trade their time and skills through the Internet and online platforms, providing a service to a third party as a form of paid employment.

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Future proof: Britain in the 2020s

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Future proof: Britain in the 2020s

This report from the Institute of Public Policy Research sets out five trends that will drive change in Britain the 2020s.

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Reporting on modern slavery

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 is now in force and includes an innovative transparency and reporting clause. Ergon Associates analyses one hundred of the first modern slavery statements in this report. 

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Automated, creative and dispersed: the future of work in the 21st century

What are the key trends set to influence the nature of working and working life over the next 10-15 years? The Economist Intelligence Unit, consider.

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Technology, globalisation and the future of work in europe

In recent decades, European labour markets have witnessed substantial disruption as the workplace has been restructured to accommodate the arrival of digital technologies.  This collection of essays on employment in a digitised economy explores technology, globalisation and the future of work in Europe. 

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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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Engaging and integrating a global workforce

This report from the SHRM Foundation identifies and analyises critical trends likely to affect the workplace in the next 5-10 years as organisations become increasingly global. 

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New ways of working

The way we work is changing forever, undergoing an unprecedented revolution. What does the future of work look like? The B Team and Virgin Unite consider.

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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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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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