In 2045, technological change in the workplace might result in more people working from home // lower demand for offices // more creative work // improved mental health.
Globally, this would mean greater flexibility // that house prices will decrease // less repetitive work, more space for creative thinking // more satisfaction among workers // less environmental pollution.
For the UK this would create an opportunity because of its competitive advantage over other countries // creates room for innovation in new ways.
This would mean new jobs will appear // new space becomes available that can be used and the UK might want to respond by more people need to be trained // utilizing new space for social housing or as community space (community feeling).
In 2045, technological change in the workplace might result in 40% of unemployed workforce.
Globally, this would mean a breakdown of the world economy.
For the UK this would create a threat because technologies we use present vulnerabilities: increased cybersecurity challenges // reliance on data analytics // 40% unsatisfied people // less support for democracy // more polarized society // politics // loss of social cohesion with colleagues.
This would mean a breakdown of society and communities and the feeling of belonging to the UK // feeling not to be heard by politics and the UK might want to respond by retraining (Sweden does that already – system with unions) // Universal Basic Income // Safety Net // create new ways of social cohesion – more online interaction // replace physical // strengthening and new types of community centers.