From field to fork in 2030

As awareness of climate change and waste grows, the way we produce and consume food has to change, and new technology could be the answer

The future of farming: robots, bees and plant jacuzzis

The future of food production lies in our ability to exploit every resource at our disposal, from bots to bees

Without workplace automation UK businesses will fail

Automation is liberating workers from monotonous drudgery, offering more engaging employment and companies a competitive edge

Workplace success through robotic process automation

Toy robots in the office

The latest office recruit taking over routine tasks is not a sci-fi metal robot with menacing limbs, instead it’s a computer software program capable of machine-learning

The factory of the future is computerised intelligence

Robotic arm machine in factory

Work on the factory floor is changing and is set to be transformed by networks of computerised intelligent production systems

How robotics are optimising warehouse operations

Robots in Ocado's distribution centre

With online shopping here to stay, more companies are poised to automate picking goods in their warehouses

Can a robot be man’s best friend?

Robots working alongside humans could help solve the looming skills shortage in UK manufacturing, but the cobots must be made safe

Is the future of retail humanless?

There are times when customers prefer a no-nonsense robot, but humans aren’t redundant just yet