Analysis: The shift from brawn to brains

18 September2015 | Herpreet Grewal newsdesk@fm-world.co.uk Facilities managers’ jobs have a 57 per cent of becoming automated, according to research. A study by Deloitte, using figures on UK job numbers and average wages from the Office for National Statistics and research by Oxford University, shows that the growth of jobs at low risk of automation outpaces the loss of jobs at high risk.  It observes that 3.5 million low-risk jobs were created since 2001, with 800,000 high-risk jobs lost. Property, housing and estate managers are not destined to be automated, according to the research and are ranked at 233rd of 366 jobs – only 25 per cent likely to be automated. A waste disposal and environmental services manager is also around 25 per cent likely to be automated.  Cleaners, on the…


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