The Future of Work in Southampton Inquiry

The Future of Work in Southampton Inquiry

It has been estimated that the UK economy will be up to 10.3% higher in 2030 as a result of Artificial Intelligence, robotics and other technological advances. However, these developments could also produce significant disruption, not least to the jobs market. To better understand the changes and the steps that can be taken to improve outcomes, Southampton City Council will be commencing an inquiry looking at the future of work in Southampton.

The opening meeting of the inquiry is on 20 September 2018 at 6pm in Conference Rooms 3 and 4 at the Civic Centre. At the inaugural meeting the Leader of the Council, Councillor Hammond, will be introducing the inquiry and Andrew Carter, Chief Executive of the Centre for Cities, will be delivering the keynote speech to the Panel. His presentation will provide an insight into what the jobs market will look like in 2030, with a focus on Southampton.

The inquiry will be conducted over six meetings, held monthly, and members of the public are welcome at all of the meetings. To find out more about the inquiry please contact the Scrutiny Manager on 023 8083 3886.