Retirement is set to present one of the biggest challenges for businesses in decades. With Baby Boomers fast leaving their careers for retirement and the Millennial generation set to make up 75% of the workforce by 2025.
The subject of women’s rights in the workplace has barely been out of the headlines recently as their experiences of discrimination and sexual abuse have been discussed more openly and honestly than ever before.
Read any article on the modern workplace and you’ll find plenty of references to culture – the all-important glue that helps to unite people and build a positive, productive and supportive place to work, assuming it’s done well.
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.