News and blog

Welcome to the Festival of Work blog

All the latest news and views from the team behind the Festival of Work, 12-13 June 2019, Olympia London.

A welcome to the inaugural Festival of Work from Peter Cheese, CEO of the CIPD

What to expect across the six content streams and 50-plus sessions that make up this year’s inaugural event

The world chess champion and best-selling author will explain how we can work alongside intelligent machines

From soft skills to immersive technology, how to understand what’s coming next – and how it will affect businesses

The world of work is in the middle of a huge and profound shift, according to the cloud HR solution provider

Why the 50-year-old brand is on a mission to be the country’s number one training provider

Maths and memory may be ready for the chop as technology changes the competencies we need for business

Too many of us still think the office is the only place work can happen, says the author of The Human Workplace

We lift the lid of why the recesses of the internet could hold vital data for acquisitive businesses