Office life – the changing ways of working

Lilli Hender

The modern office as we know it first came into effect in the early twentieth century and it has been evolving ever since. When it comes to design and working practices, office workers have witnessed...

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The sea that chides the banks

Professor Geraint Johnes

The months of campaigning are over, and the majority of those voting in the Brexit referendum have determined that the UK should leave the EU. The campaigning period was seen by many to be...

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Spotlight on older workers

Dr Cathy Garner FSS FRSA

It was a pleasure to take part in a lively debate at the APPG for Skills and Employment when I gave evidence on older workers and the challenges of retention, re-training and re-skilling. With the...

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Labour market stats June 2016

Ian Brinkley

The labour market saw some modest improvement with a slight fall in the unemployment rate comparing the three months to April 2016 with the previous six months. There was also a welcome fall in the...

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Is welfare to work working well? – a review by Debbie Abrahams MP

Debbie Abrahams MP

I was delighted to be asked to speak at the launch of the Work Foundation’s new report ‘Is welfare to work, working well? Improving employment rates for people with disabilities and long-term...

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The robots are really NOT coming for your jobs

Ian Brinkley

It seems that growing numbers of people think that robots, AI and other forms of automation will replace humans on such a scale at best will see large scale unemployment or at worst that work will be...

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