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GEC #17 Gender Diversity in the UK

Author: Anne Jagger – UK FM GEC Representative In 1918, the UK government passed The Representation of the People Act, which paved the way for women to vote in UK elections for the first time. As with much equality legislation, then and now, it fell short of granting parity to those it sought to equalise. The first draft of the act merely granted voting rights to women over the age...

From Baby Boomers To Millennials: Different Generations At Work

Author: Salvatore Corradi – FM Chairman If you have never heard of Generation X, Millennials, or Generation Z, then you are probably a Boomer. If so, this word will seem unusual to you, but do not worry: all these categories can be distinguished very easily following a chronological order. Because of the different historical contexts in which these individuals grew up, we are able outline the approach that each of...

Now is the time for international growth

Author: Terry Brame - Country Manager Future Manager UK Coronavirus has had a major effect on economies around the globe. For some companies, commercial life will never be the same again as their markets adjust and strategies adapt to altered economic conditions. The nimble and efficient will survive, the slow and stubborn may perish. Almost everyone will have to change. Future Manager Alliance recognises the need for global collaboration. An international...

WMF 2019: Ten Key Recommendations

  #WMF2019 has brought up different topics useful to the manufacturing sector. The conclusion of the Forum leaves us with ten interesting Recommendations. These inputs aim at working towards creating an educated and skilled manufacturing workforce now and in the future. Here the first five Key Recommendations: 1. Create a manufacturing market with a life - long learning mind - set: it aims at creating a workforce that proactively seeks...

Workshop: Information Technology

  The existing skill gap in the IT sector brings us to a mismatch between the offer and demand of profiles within the sector. This issue affects mostly companies and the first outcome of this phenomenon resulted in the hiring of technical profiles from abroad.  For this reason, Future Manager organizes a Workshop dedicated to the topic of Information Technology. It aims at finding operational and functional solutions to this...

An interesting Cooperation example (Italy – Germany)

The WMF 2019 Report shows us an interesting article about a project called digITALIA. Italy’s economy has a global importance as it is the second largest industrial nation in Europe. Due to this and the fact that there is a bilateral cooperation between Germany and Italy in the field of Vocational Education and Training the German- Italian Chamber of Commerce launched the two- year project digItalia in November 2018, which...

WMF: Ten Key Recommendations

    The aim of these Key Recommendations is to forge the ability to work towards creating an educated and skilled manufacturing workforce now and in the future. Here the Ten Key Recommendations that companies should consider implementing:   Create a Manufacturing Market with a Life-Long Learning Mindset: Workers should proactively seek out life-long learning opportunities, create personal and professional incentives for workers to engage in training, empower workers by...

Key Words: Flexibility and Agile Working

This is a new era in the labour market. From a Company Welfare point of view workers are demanding and obtaining more benefits. Moreover, nowadays it has become essential having a perfect work – life balance and due to this, a lot of new jobs or hints have entered the labour market. Of course, these changes are due to different factors but mainly it has to do with the fact...