By Cassie Elias The old saying ‘work smarter not harder’ has proved to be invaluable to businesses across the United Kingdom over the last year. 2021 is set to be filled with growth and investment for SMEs in the UK, thanks to 74 percent of SME owners indicating their plans to invest in their small business this […]
Three Strategies For Practising Smarter Business Management
CIPD: AI and automation could increase job opportunities
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will have a widespread but mixed impact on jobs, new CIPD research shows. Overall, the says the introduction of these new technologies at work will see job opportunities grow, by enhancing roles, employee skills and their pay. However, lack of thought and planning on how people and […]
Automation on the way for office management?
New research from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed the jobs most likely to be automated, with Legal Secretaries, Office Supervisors and Office Managers all ranking highly. The study identified over 710,000 jobs in the Square Mile which they said were at risk from new automated technology, with Legal Secretaries at 61.6% likelihood […]
Automation: Is it taking the human out of HR?
“Unfortunately robots capable of manufacturing robots do not exist. That would be the philosopher’s stone, the squaring of the circle.” Ernst Jünger, The Glass Bees (1957) ‘The Glass Bees’ is a brilliant story about a man, Captain Richard, struggling with feelings of alienation and fears of dehumanisation in a technologically advanced society. Not the first of […]