Automation

AI will affect 40% of jobs, IMF says

AI will affect almost 40% of jobs worldwide, replacing some and complementing others, according research from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Deskless workers feel left behind by technology

A quarter (27%) of deskless workers feel left out of conversations about technological advances, according to research from Virgin Media O2 Business.

Labour shortage persists as employers turn to AI

The CIPD’s labour market outlook found 41% of employers are struggling to fill vacancies, with 24% planning to use automation to address them.

Asking if AI is smarter than us is the wrong approach

Daniel Susskind, economist and author of A World Without Work, said AI is not able to be creative, empathetic, or use gut feeling, but it can make better judgement calls than humans.

A Different Slant: Making light work of the employee experience

The rise of AI, hybrid work arrangements and working for societal good makes the case for making work lighter, argues David Spencer

HR managers worried AI will replace them

AI taking over HR in the future is a major worry for 61% of HR managers, according to research from HR software provider Personio.

Automation top investment priority for business in next two years

Digital workplace tools and automation are one of the top investment priorities for companies over the next two years, according to new research.

Entry-level HR roles at risk of automation

Entry level HR jobs are among those at the highest risk of automation, according to new research from HR qualification company Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR).

Workplace monitoring on the rise

More than a quarter of UK workers have said that monitoring and surveillance at work has increased since Covid.

Increased automation drives employee mental health concerns

Employees feel anxious about various factors of automation, including pressures to be 'always on' and changes to their roles

Labour pledges free retraining for adults

Labour has promised to widen access to adult education, as research calls for government, employers and individuals to boost reskilling

Employers must highlight tech investment or miss out on talent

?Those not promoting their investment in automation when recruiting could miss out on talent, according to research from Hays