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UK ranks 8th place in global talent competitiveness ranking

The index reveals that the UK’s ability to leverage diversity for talent competitiveness is boosted by its global knowledge skills but undermined by its weaker performance on tolerance and gender equality. The UK has a particularly strong pool of global knowledge skills, a variable for which it is ranked third in the index.

Contributor: Vinod Kumar | Published: 15 February 2018

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Study finds no evidence that offshoring destroys jobs

One of the central planks of globalisation - offshoring - has been found to have no effect on unemployment and on the whole boosts jobs in the home country. A study of nearly 6,000 European service multi-nationals found no evidence that offshoring - the relocation of part of the business to another country - led to an increase in unemployment at home.

Contributor: Nigel Driffield | Published: 19 January 2018