Future of Work

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2017 predicted to be the year of digital transformation comes of age

Glassbox has revealed the top trends organisations will be focusing on in 2017, to improve customer interactions and transactions across digital channels, as well as cross-departmental improvements to optimise customer service and meet pending changes in regulation. Based on its close work with many leading global organisations, Glassbox foresees that digital transformation will continue to […]

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EMBER GROUP ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF TRAINING CONSULTANCY – REAL RESULTS

Business services and customer management consultancy, Ember Group, today announces the acquisition of training consultancy, Real Results Training Limited – a specialist Learning & Development consultancy with expertise in the customer contact industry. Working in the UK and internationally, and for both private and public sector organisations, Ember Group has helped leading UK and global […]

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HEATHROW AWARDS SUSTAINABLE EXPANSION CONTRACTS TO SEVEN SUPPLIERS

Seven companies have been contracted by Heathrow to design its “sustainable expansion”, the airport has announced. The group – Amec Foster Wheeler, Arup, Atkins, Grimshaw, Mott MacDonald, Jacobs and Quod – were awarded four-year contracts which commenced last month. When the Government confirmed that a third runway at the west London hub was its preferred […]

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FOUR KEY BUSINESS TRENDS FOR 2017: HERE’S WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

It’s been a turbulent year for businesses in the UK. Our eventual departure from the European Union, coupled with events elsewhere in the world, means that companies must be prepared to navigate uncertain and, possibly, treacherous waters as we head into 2017. Phil Foster, Managing Director at business energy comparison site, Love Energy Savings has […]

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STRONG SERVICES SECTOR HELPS UK ECONOMY AVOID POST BREIXT VOTE SLOWDOWN

Britain’s economic growth has been confirmed at 0.5% in the third quarter, as business investment and service sector output rose in the months following the EU referendum, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. In its second estimate of gross domestic product (GDP), ONS figures confirmed that the economy escaped a major slowdown in the […]

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JAGUAR LAND ROVER LOOKING TO CREATE 10,000 NEW JOBS IN THE UK

Jaguar Land Rover’s chief executive Dr Ralf Speth has laid out a future vision which could see 10,000 new jobs created in the West Midlands. He said at an industry event that Britain’s largest carmaker by volume would like to double production from 500,000 to one million cars a year. But it would depend on […]

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WORKERS FACING DREADFUL DECADE OF WAGE STAGNATION DUE TO DEFICIT WARNS THE IFS

British workers are facing the “dreadful” prospect of more than a decade without real growth in their earnings, a respected economic think-tank has warned. The Institute for Fiscal Studies said that the UK was in line for “an additional dollop of austerity” in the 2020s after Chancellor Philip Hammond admitted in Wednesday’s Autumn Statement that […]