FoW 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.

CEO welcome/Come one,         come all

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

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Blog/Event news

The CIPD Festival of Work – what’s it all about? The world of work is being revolutionised by technology and innovation. Here we explore what that means and why 7,000+ of your peers will be at the inaugural Festival of Work.

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Blog/Event news

Opening keynote The inaugural CIPD Festival of Work is pleased to welcome Gary Kasparov. Join us for his Opening Keynote exploring where machine intelligence ends and human intelligence begins.

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Blog/Article

What’s next for work – and what does that mean for people? By Peter Crush, Festival of Work Editor-at-Large and HR Journalist of the Year 2018.

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Blog/Exhibitor interview

Sage People: “The world of work is in the midst of a huge shift at the moment… the Festival of Work sounds like the ultimate opportunity to come together to discuss the impact of that.”

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Blog/Exhibitor interview

Open University: “We have a mission to be the UK’s number one training provider”

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Blog/2-minute read

Do some workplace skills face extinction? By Peter Crush, Festival of Work Editor-at-Large and HR Journalist of the Year 2018.

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Blog/2-minute read

Make your people happy and the profits will follow. By Peter Crush, Festival of Work Editor-at-Large and HR Journalist of the Year 2018.

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Blog/2-minute read

Future technology explained: The Deep Web. In the first ‘2 minute read’ in the series we look at The Deep Web – what it is, why it’s important to businesses like yours, and which companies are already taking advantage of its potential.

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