Future of work

Peter Hinssen: HR must rise to challenges of innovation

HR has an important role to play balancing the good and bad of innovation, according to technologist and founder of Nexxworks Peter Hinssen

Women hardest hit by changes in employment

Caring responsibilities and lack of long-term savings and pensions mean women are more likely to feel the effects of economic insecurity

Taskforce launched to create essential skills framework

Several organisations have come together to create the UK’s first universal framework for essential skills

Retraining scheme launched to tackle AI job losses

?The government is launching a national retraining scheme for workers at risk of losing jobs to automation and AI

Workers feel left out of technology change

While many employers expect technology to deliver productivity and wellbeing gains, a separate report warns that workers feel shut out of decisions around tech

TUC's Paul Nowak: The tech revolution must happen with people, not to people

Workers must be given greater say over AI implementation to avoid widening inequality, according to the TUC's deputy general secretary Paul Nowak

Technology a mixed blessing for work/life balance

Technology can enable flexibility but issues around working culture still inhibit work/life balance for many, research has found

HR must be more involved in AI implementation

While AI has not damaged jobs or pay in the way many feared, HR must play a greater role in using it to improve employees' working lives, according to research

Candidates seek automation-proof roles

As ONS figures reveal that automation could jeopardise 1.5 million jobs, separate research suggests workers are concerned about this

Firms risk alienating staff with disruption plans

Organisations mustn't overlook their people when undergoing changes to prepare for the future of work, according to research from Mercer

AI key to talent management

Almost a third (29%) of HR managers believe artificial intelligence and robotic process automation will be the greatest opportunity for their business from a talent management perspective

Daniel Susskind: The AI fallacy

We’re asking the wrong questions about AI, according to University of Oxford economist and author Daniel Susskind