August 20, 2017

Archives for May 2013

Britain: Overqualified or Underskilled?

             Large investments of time and money are made in education and training in Britain by government, employers and workers. For the economy to thrive, the best use needs to be made of the skills produced. A  report  ‘Skills at Work in Britain’ published in May 2013 provides new evidence on whether employers in Britain […]

Caring robots

A major and growing concern for much of the developed world is how to ensure that every old person is able to get the care they need. Nurses work tirelessly to give quality care, but increasing demand makes it harder to deliver. Is automation the answer? The ‘aging population’ is largely a result of healthier […]