Tag : jobs

Automation Threatens to Widen North-South Divide

8 months ago / 0 comments

For years, northern industry was at the forefront of England’s economy. From the industrial revolution which traces its roots from Lancashire cotton mills, to coal mining across Yorkshire and the North-East, Britain was powered by Northern workers. That is until technology began to make more and more jobs redundant, and … Read More

Amazon Go: Supermarket Jobs vs. Artificial Intelligence

8 months ago / 0 comments

My first thought was, who do you ask when you can’t find the hummus? But on second thought, the benefits of a cashierless supermarket could potentially outweigh the costs; I’m yet to decide. On Monday, in downtown Seattle, Amazon opened its first artificial intelligence-powered Amazon Go store. Having faced technical … Read More

The Carillion Crows Are Circling: Is Outsourcing Dead?

8 months ago / 0 comments

Facility management firm Carillion’s recent collapse was one of epic proportions, casting 450 public-sector contracts into doubt, dragging down thousands of small businesses and leaving tens of thousands of employees with an uncertain few weeks ahead. As a gargantuan enterprise with a vast web of projects, services and indeed debt … Read More

Up to 75,000 Banking Jobs in Jeopardy Thanks to ‘Hard Brexit’

11 months ago / 0 comments

As Post-Brexit trade negotiations are set to be underway, pressure is amounting to strike the right deal to avoid further loss of banking jobs in London. The Bank of England are claiming that up to 75,000 jobs could be lost in the financial sector. A possible outcome of the trade … Read More

Will Drones Have Taken Your Job By 2020?

11 months ago / 0 comments

What does the future hold? A question we all ponder from time to time no doubt. According to some the future could hold all sorts of exciting prospects such as hover cars, robotic butlers or time travel. Whilst some of these involve a lot of imagination, current technological advancements could … Read More

Nothing’s Sweet About The BAE And Uber Job Losses. But Is There A Silver Lining?

11 months ago / 0 comments

This month we have been forewarned of two major waves of redundancies being carried out in the coming months. Two major employers, BAE Systems and Uber (which doesn't deserve the umlaut), succumbed to external factors before the imminent redundancies were revealed; competition and regulation, respectively. However, these abstract triggers will ... Read More

Ford Job Cuts Threaten UK Manufacturing

2 years ago / 0 comments

For many post Brexit fears of a revitalised economy appear to be fading with the latest manufacturing shock to hit the UK. Recent talk suggests that Ford, are likely cut over 1000 jobs at their Bridgend plant in South Wales. Ford have drawn up plans to cut 1160 jobs at … Read More

The UK’s highest paying jobs: Where’s the money at ?

2 years ago / 0 comments

  (Photo from : Mirror.co.uk) The deadline for 2017 graduates to apply for jobs is looming, no corporate stone should be left un-turned, infinite applications should have been sent off and intimidating assessment centres and interviews are undoubtedly on the horizon. So, we are asking what are the highest paid … Read More

Why I hate the word ‘networking’

2 years ago / 0 comments

I am a Literature student at University of Leeds. My life revolves around novels, plays and stacks of colour-coded notebooks. Last year, studying and getting used to living somewhere new was enough. But this time around, I am entering my second year, and suddenly just studying doesn’t seem so important. … Read More