Tag : unemployment

Automation Threatens to Widen North-South Divide

10 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

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

1 year 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?

1 year 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

TV | Slum Survivors – BBC Three’s missed opportunity

4 years ago / 0 comments

Since it was announced that BBC Three was to be removed as an on-air channel, there has been a great deal of programming that has rendered this move, at times, questionable. However, BBC Three’s latest documentary leaves a lot to be desired. Slum Survivors sees young Brits, who think they’ve … Read More

Comment | Zero Hours, Zero Tolerance

5 years ago / 0 comments

Controversial “zero hour contracts” are fast becoming popular with employers in order to make businesses more cost effective.  In any other argument (except sexism of course), I would try to remain impartial and unbiased. However, as an employee in the retail industry for the last seven years, and now as … Read More