Brexit voters more likely to live in areas at risk from rise of robots

Areas with higher probability of automation match those with greater percentage of BrexitersBrexit supporters are more likely to live in areas most threatened by the economic impact of automation, according to a study of the impact of robots and artifi…

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Brexit voters more likely to live in areas at risk from rise of robots

Areas with higher probability of automation match those with greater percentage of BrexitersBrexit supporters are more likely to live in areas most threatened by the economic impact of automation, according to a study of the impact of robots and artifi…

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UK inflation at three-year low of 1.5% as energy prices fall

Heavy discounting at furniture stores also helps pull down rate from recent peak of 3.1% in 2017Inflation fell to 1.5% in October, its lowest level in three years, pushed down by heavy discounting at furniture stores and a decline in the price of energ…

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UK avoids recession but that’s cold comfort amid Brexit cloud

There was little good news in the ONS’s latest growth figuresThe day’s business news – liveAfter a tough spring, the economy returned to growth in the summer and early autumn but only just. The slowest annual rate of expansion in almost a decade poses …

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Proportion of low-paid workers in Britain at lowest level on record

But ONS annual survey says people in UK still clawing back ground lost in 2008-09 recessionA boost from an above-inflation increase in the “national living wage” has reduced the percentage of people classified as low paid in Britain to its lowest level…

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