Andy Haldane: ‘We have allowed the voluntary sector to wither’ | Patrick Butler

Civil society will be crucial in the technological age, says the Bank of England’s chief economist. We must rebuild itMuch of the discussion of the fourth industrial revolution relates to the disruptive impact of artificial intelligence, robotics, biot…

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Automation threatens 1.5 million workers in Britain, says ONS

Women and part-timers most at risk, while supermarket checkout jobs fall by 25%About 1.5 million workers in Britain are at high risk of losing their jobs to automation, according to government estimates, with women and those in part-time work most affe…

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Robot era shouldn’t mean end to workers’ rights, says UN agency

ILO calls for living wage and union bargaining as automation threatens jobsWorld leaders have been urged by an influential United Nations agency to sign up to a universal labour guarantee to bolster fundamental workers’ rights, including adequate livin…

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