The steady rise in average life expectancy across the western world has meant that we’re not only living longer but also working longer. While this is a positive thing, it has thrown up some new challenges for businesses, with up to 5 generations in the workplace simultaneously in some companies.
The gig economy has become a catchall phrase to describe the growing number of freelance and temporary workers pursuing ‘gigs’ or temporary projects.
Although the legal sector is only just sticking its collective toe in the waters of artificial intelligence (AI), there are already fears about what this may mean for jobs.
Last year saw countless headlines about the expected loss of jobs due to automation in the legal sector.
Average desk occupancy in the UK is just less than 60%. That equates to four and a half hours each day with desks sat empty.
We all know that digital devices have changed our lives, making us more productive, communicative and collaborative, so why is it such a different story at work?