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More than half of UK firms fear hit from post-Brexit immigration plan

07 July, 2019 10:55 am 10:55 am

LONDON (Reuters) – More than half of British companies with foreign staff fear they would be hurt by the government’s plans for a post-Brexit immigration system, according to a survey published on Tuesday. Fifty-three percent of 380 businesses polled by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and job site Indeed said they would be negatively … Read More

UK firms struggle to hire with Brexit, record low jobless rate

08 August, 2018 11:40 am 11:40 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The number of people recruited for permanent jobs in Britain grew at its slowest pace in nine months in July, reflecting record low unemployment and a shortage of migrant workers from the European Union, a recruiters’ body said on Wednesday. A monthly survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) showed there … Read More