Only a third of UK businesses embrace AI and machine learning, revealing a delayed workplace AI revolution. This technology gap widens the divide between adopting and non-adopting organizations.
- Nearly 60% of employers haven't provided formal digital skills training to their employees in the past year.
- Companies investing in AI aim to improve efficiency, productivity, and product/service quality.
- Reasons for not investing in AI tech include perceived irrelevance, risks, and skill requirements.
- AI adoption varies based on organization size, with larger firms more likely to be "digital adopters."
- Industries like public administration and information/communication have higher AI adoption rates.