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Policy experts questioned DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work

2 November 2020

The Work and Pensions Committee explores some of the possible medium and long-term changes and challenges likely to affect the workplace, including the impact of automation on the number and types of jobs. It will also examine how well the DWP is prepared for the changes and to support people both in and out of work.

Witnesses

Wednesday 4 November, virtual meeting

At 9.30am

Panel 1

  • Professor Alan Felstead, Research Professor at the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University
  • Anna Thomas, Director of the Institute for the Future of Work

Panel 2

  • Jonathan Boys, Labour market economist, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
  • Dr Jo Ingold, Associate Professor of Human Resource Management, Deakin Business School
  • Ian Pope, DWP Group Assistant Secretary, Public and Commercial Services Union
  • Kate Bell, Trades Union Congress

The Committee previously took evidence from employment policy experts and youth charities on how to ensure young people are properly supported to adapt to changes and trends in the labour market.

Further information

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