LONDON — Tesco is planning to axe 1,200 jobs at its head office, according to the Press Association. The news comes after the company announced it was cutting night shifts in some of its largest stores as part of cost-cutting measures, which could impact up to 3,000 jobs. More than 10,000 roles have been cut since Dave […]

Reuters/Mark Blinch A Bitcoin sign is seen in a window in Toronto. Wall Street is convinced that blockchain is set to radically transform the world of finance. But exactly how and when that transformation will transpire is uncertain.  Blockchain, which gained notoriety as the technology behind the cryptocurrency bitcoin, is thought to have the potential to improve numerous businesses including banking, […]

Please enable Javascript to watch this video This week: High Frequency Economics’ chief economist Carl Weinberg says we don’t have enough workers to get to 3% growth.  Ian Bremmer of the Eurasia Group explains why free trade doesn’t help everyone. Bremmer also explains why jobs in America are disappearing. Henry Blodget shows the most important […]

REUTERS/Mike Theiler World Bank President Jim Yong Kim listens to opening remarks at the Development Committee’s news conference during the IMF and World Bank’s annual meetings in Washington, October 11, 2014. LOS ANGELES – World Bank president Jim Yong Kim said about two-thirds of jobs in the developing world may be lost due to automation. […]

Yui Mok/PA Archive/PA Images A model on the catwalk during the Jaeger London spring / summer 2012 show at London Fashion Week at Somerset House, London. LONDON — Fashion brand Jaeger has begun administration proceedings, according to reports, putting up to 700 jobs at risk. Industry magazine Drapers reported on Friday that Jaeger filed a […]

[unable to retrieve full-text content] REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis AI may one day revolutionise the workplace but for now it’s taking care of paper work. LONDON — If you believe the World Economic Forum (WEF), then the world is on the cusp of a “Fourth Industrial Revolution” that will radically change the global jobs market. Robotics, artificial […]

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Reuters/Russell Boyce A trader from BGC, a global brokerage company in London’s Canary Wharf financial centre reacts during trading June 24, 2016 after Britain voted to leave the European Union in the EU BREXIT referendum. Over two-thirds of bankers and financial services workers are “bored” in their jobs, according to […]