Deloitte has predicted that as much as a quarter of jobs in the business services sector may be replaced by robots within the next 20 years.
The accountancy firm believes that rising wages and falling technology costs leaves many jobs at "high risk" of being taken over by automation.
Simon Barnes, a partner at Deloitte, warned that there could be a "fundamental change" in how the workforce is distributed in the next 10 to 20 years. People are likely to be made redundant from "repetitive and highly-structured" roles.Mr Barnes said that Deloitte expects “the pace of automation to increase […]
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