The post-referendum BrExit landscape continues to dominate our news channels and this latest article from Worldwide ERC suggests that hiring talent from overseas will soon become a more costly exercise. Agree or disagree, we're interested in your views.
The true impact of Brexit on the supply of skilled workers is yet unknown. Uncertainty continues to surround government policy on EU workers already in the UK, and any post-Brexit EU migration proposals remain under wraps and subject to negotiations with the EU. But it seems clear that access to the global labor market for UK businesses is not going to get any easier. Skilled migrants are critical to the future success of many businesses, and therefore have a huge part to play in the future success of the British economy. One thing businesses can do is focus as much 2017 recruitment activity as possible in the first months of the new year, and avoid increases in fees and salary thresholds that will make their task harder after April.