Future of Work

61167100 - london, uk - july 9, 2016: leon natural fast food restaurant in london. according to tripadvisor there are at least 20,700 restaurants in london.

LEON PLANNING TO OPEN OUTLETS IN THE US FOLLOWING CASH INJECTION

Healthy fast food chain Leon is planning to launch in the US after receiving a £25 million cash injection from a Swiss private equity firm. The restaurant group has secured backing from Spice Private Equity, which now holds a majority stake in the company alongside co-founder John Vincent and long-term investor Active. Leon currently has […]

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ROBOTS TAKING JOBS FROM TRAVEL AGENTS TO TRANSLATORS – AND WRITERS COULD BE NEXT

Robots are taking over an increasing numbers of jobs, with automation replacing posts such as pharmacy assistants, travel agents and translators, a study reveals. Two-thirds of the fastest-declining jobs are linked to increased automation and technological advances, said jobs site Adzuna. Illustrators and writers also feature in a list of declining occupations caused by automation. […]

71874102 - strasbourg, france -feb 4, 2017: deliveroo biker cycling fast on rainy day to deliver on time the food to the client. deliveroo is a british online food delivery company with operations spread across eighty-four cities in the uk, the netherlands, france,

DELIVEROO REMOVES CLAUSE BANNING ITS COURIERS FROM CHALLENGING THEIR SELF EMPLOYED STATUS

Deliveroo has changed the contract for its couriers after receiving a drubbing from MPs over the so-called “gig economy’s” treatment of workers. The takeaway delivery business has removed a clause that banned couriers from challenging their self-employed status before an employment tribunal. The clause was legally unenforceable. However, the Labour MP Frank Field called it […]

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EMPLOYERS URGED TO DEVELOP A CLEAR APPROACH TO REMOTE WORKING

Some workers cannot switch off outside office hours, regularly checking texts or emails when they get home, a new study has showed. Research revealed a third of adults feel having remote access to the office impinges on their personal life. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development said its survey of 2,000 employees found two […]