Automation of British industry 'pretty rubbish', claims Bank of England economist

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British companies have a 'below average' usage of robotics, and higher than average share of GDP going to labour

British industry is "pretty rubbish" when it comes to automation and the adoption of technologies such as robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning. That's according to Bank of Engl...

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