Work in Croydon? There is a 60% likelihood that your job won’t exist in ten years’ time

Posted on February 3rd, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Opinion. 9 comments

Jonny Rose brings a message of hope for those who choose to hear it, and a warning for those who don’t

Technology is replacing jobs

A 2013 study by the Oxford Martin School estimated that 47% of jobs in the US could be susceptible to computerisation over the next two decades. In Australia, the figure has been pitched at 70% of jobs within a decade. A study by … Read More »

Croydon local urges more young unemployed to use the Prince’s Trust

Posted on August 14th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Latest research from the Prince’s Trust suggests that more than three quarters of London businesses believe that a significant skills crisis will hit their organisations within the next three years. However through initiatives run by the Princes Trust people like Jordan Ellis-Hunt from Croydon are able to show employers their skills.

Release begins: Research from the Prince’s Trust and HSBC suggests that more than three-quarters of London businesses believe a significant skills … Read More »

Dingwall Road deadbeat: nine months unemployed in Croydon

Posted on January 29th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Politics & Society. 5 comments

Is the Jobcentre harming those looking for work? Liz Sheppard-Jones has spent 9 months watching her partner trying to navigate through the benefits maze

In April 2013 my partner was made redundant from a job he loved.

As deputy editor of a national sports magazine he’d known that profits were falling. Print journalism is in long-term decline and the web gives fans effortless access … Read More »