Future of Work

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Former governor of the Bank of England says Brexit can be good for the UK economy

Lord King, the former governor of the Bank of England, has said that the UK should be “self-confident” about leaving the European Union. He said there were “real opportunities” for economic reform and new trade deals which meant Brexit could be a success. He highlighted agricultural reform and a developing relationship with the Republic of […]

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Tech industry leads the way on flexible working with four in five working flexibly

When it comes to flexible working some might say the tech industry has got it cracked.  In fact, new research from My Family Care, the UK’s leading provider of family-friendly employer solutions, and global recruitment experts, Hydrogen, has revealed that when compared with all other industries, it has the most number of employees taking advantage […]

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Uber bows to pressure and suspends tests of self driving cars

Ride-sharing firm Uber has suspended its test of self-driving cars in San Francisco after regulators revoked the registration of the vehicles. Passengers had recently been given the option of a booking a self-driving vehicle.. But authorities had threatened legal action if Uber did not obtain a special permit to test the cars. Uber argues that because they came […]

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The UK needs a ‘whole economy’ approach to make a success of Brexit

The UK’s new relationship with the European Union (EU) must meet the needs of every sector of the economy to be a success, as the consequences of leaving any behind could have knock-on effects for others, says the CBI. This follows its largest consultation of members since before the EU referendum. The CBI has held […]