Robots set to take a third of British jobs by 2035 – and the lowest paid are most at risk

GETTY Robots are set to do a third of British jobs in 20 yearsIn some sectors, such as manufacturing, smart machines will already perform almost half of jobs globally within a decade, forecasts financial firm Bank of America Merril Lynch (BAML).Artificial intelligence is infiltrating more areas of our everyday lives and is set to slice almost £6trillion off of employment costs across the world as machines become more sophisticated.Adopting robots to carry out work could boost productivity by a third in many industries, while cutting staff costs by around the same amount, estimates the bank.It’s not just manufacturing at risk, but jobs that require little or no creativity, according to the report.And it will be the lowest paid most likely to suffer. In Britain it’s estimated that jobs that pay…


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