Post-Leave Britain and the Skills’ Gap

Skill Gap

Post-Leave Britain and the Skills’ Gap   A recent report by those bean-counters at Deloitte found that the UK remains an attractive place to work for highly-skilled overseas workers, but, following Brexit, it argues that a measured immigration approach will be required.   The survey found that, of the 2242 EU and non-EU workers, around… Continue reading


Government sets out proposed ‘settled status’ for EU citizens


Government sets out proposed ‘settled status’ for EU citizens   The Conservative government have formally outlined their proposal to allow EU citizens to remain in the UK after Brexit.   Under the proposals, EU citizens with five years’ continuous residence in the UK can apply for ‘settled status’. They will then be treated as UK… Continue reading


London could suffer skills shortage if EU migrants forced to leave

__ – London may need to prepare for a further skills shortage if the government doesn’t guarantee the rights of EU migrants already living and working there, according to joint research by PwC and London First. London relies on migrant labour for many essential services; 13% of the capital’s workforce were born in the EU.… Continue reading


Net migration falls in months after Brexit vote

__ – – Net migration to the UK has fell to a two year low in the year up to September 2016, as the initial effects of Brexit begin to impact the British economy. – – Net migration fell from 322,000 to 273,000 which is the first time in two years it has dropped below… Continue reading


Employment law changes in 2016: eight things employers should know

In 2016, employers will begin to feel the impact of the employment law reforms made by the first Conservative Government in nearly 20 years, with some controversial decisions affecting a number of HR areas. The introduction of the national living wage sees a major change to minimum pay levels; this will be a big issue for… Continue reading