‘Work from home’ jobs increase by 27% in two years

In 2017, there were 147K jobs advertised over the whole of the UK where the employer indicated that the role can be based remotely or where working from home is possible on a full time or part time basis. This is a 27% increase on 2015. As the number of companies...

Using labour market insight to support the Industrial Strategy: helping universities develop skills of the future

The Industrial Strategy whitepaper, published last year, set out the government's vision to put the UK at the forefront of technological and industrial change. It includes key policies that address the shortage of skills of the future – particularly STEM skills; and...

Jobs at risk of automation in the UK

When watching sci-films it’s interesting to see how writers and directors imagine our world to be in 20, 50 or 100 years from now. These films often drive technological advancement by sowing the seed in the minds of the young inventors of the future. What about our...