UK workforce suffers as migrants return home

Phillips, Lucy
September 2008
People Management;9/4/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 18, p7
This article reports on the labour shortage issue facing Great Britain in 2008 as fewer eastern European workers come to the country, according to employer groups. John Philpott of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) suggested that the new system for non-European Union (EU) migrants may have to be reconsidered because of assumptions that labor gaps would be filled by A8 migrants. Labour shortages that could hamper productivity are affecting the food and drink manufacturing industry, according to its sector skills council Improve. INSET: FOOD AND DRINK SECTOR HIT BY SHORTAGES.


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