Industrial robots increase wages for employees

In addition to increasing productivity, the introduction of industrial robots has increased wages for the employees. At the same time, industrial robots have also changed the labour market by increasing the number of job ...

University isn't everything when it comes to employment outcomes

There is increasing pressure being placed on universities to deliver better "value for money". Universities minister Sam Gyimah wants school leavers to have greater access to the labour market outcomes for each individual ...

Humans need not apply

Will automation, AI and robotics mean a jobless future, or will their productivity free us to innovate and explore? Is the impact of new technologies to be feared, or a chance to rethink the structure of our working lives ...

Age and education affect job changes, study finds

New research reveals that people are more likely to change jobs when they are younger and well educated, though not necessarily because they are more open to a new experience.

The fifty-percenters: the economic value of education

Almost half of young people in the UK now go to university. Who gets in – and what and where they study – affects a person's place in society and their future earnings, as well as the skills available to the job market. ...

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