The British government’s new plan to exclude “low-skilled” immigrant workers like baristas, construction laborers and caregivers ignited nationwide outcry Wednesday from business groups and employers warned
Britain wants to close its borders to low-skill migrants and lure English-speaking engineers instead
The government said that beginning next year, it will reduce the overall number of migrants allowed into the country, honoring what it sees as one of the main mandates of the Brexit vote in June 2016.
FILE PHOTO: The sun is seen rising behind skyscrapers and buildings in in the City of London financial district, London, Britain, February 5, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON,(Reuters) - A gauge of manufacturing
Retail sales rebounded last month as consumers flocked to buy clothing and footwear in the January sales. The Office for National Statistics said sales increased by 0.9%, reversing a 0.6% decline during
Britain is to close its borders to unskilled workers and those who can’t speak English as part of a fundamental overhaul of immigration laws that will end the era of cheap EU labour in factories, warehouses,
LONDON (Reuters) - The British government has outlined a new immigration system to manage the flow of workers into the country and replace existing rules from Jan. 1 2021, when Britain will no longer subject
Industries will face "critical" worker shortages under Home Office plans to clamp down on the flow of "cheap labour" from Europe, business leaders have warned. The Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
Priti Patel defends new immigration points system as she insists it's 'not the end of the Polish builder'
Priti Patel has defended the Government's new immigration points system as she insisted it was 'not the end of the Polish builder'. The Home Secretary said that so long as labourers "have the right kind
LONDON — To a chorus of complaints from employers, Britain said on Wednesday that it would slam the door on low-skilled workers as it moved to cut overall immigration by locking migrants from Europe and
LONDON—The U.K. government will curb the number of low-skilled migrants allowed into the country as part of a broad overhaul of its immigration policy following Brexit. After its departure from the European
The U.K. is finally on its way toward full independence from Brussels—or so British leaders promise. On Jan. 31, the U.K. formally left the European Union with the goal of reinstating its “regulatory and
Rebecca Long-Bailey will push for a French-style ban on bosses contacting their employees after they have left work for the day if she is elected Labour leader. The shadow business secretary has vowed
Women held 32.4% of board seats and 15% of finance chief roles at FTSE 100 firms in 2019 About 6% of CEO positions at FTSE 100 companies were held by women in 2019, according to the government-backed Female
Some parts of the UK economy have received a boost following the December general election. Confidence has picked up as January 31’s exit from the European Union has provided some much-needed clarity the