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UK workers who lose jobs to AI will be retrained

Workers whose jobs might become obsolete as a result of automation are to receive help in retraining from a new national government scheme.
Up to 20 million manufacturing jobs around the world could be replaced by robots by 2030, according to analysis firm Oxford Economics.
The scheme will support workers by helping them find a new career or gain more skills, should their jobs change.
The programme will be trialled initially in Liverpool.
"Technologies like AI and automation are transforming the way we live and work and bringing huge benefits to our economy," said Education Secretary Damian Hinds.
"But it also means that jobs are evolving and some roles will soon become a thing of the past.
"The National Retraining Scheme will be pivotal in helping adults across the country, whose jobs are at risk of changing, to gain new skills and get on the path to a new, more rewarding career.
"This is a big and complex challenge, which is why we are starting small, learning as we go, and releasing each part of the scheme only when it's ready to benefit its users."
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