- Posted by Emily
- On 5th March 2019
A new piece by The Telegraph Business investigates how the rise of robotics and AI in industry could impact upon employment in the UK.
The jobs of workers in the North of England could be swept away by robots and artificial intelligence in the coming decades even as their counterparts in the south benefit from rising demand and increased employment.
Older workers in northern cities are particularly vulnerable as they are far more likely than those further south to have low skill levels. As such they will struggle to get a new job, according to evidence given to MPs studying the likely effect of automation.
Read the full article here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2019/03/04/northern-workers-risk-rise-robots/