Brexit work permit crisis set to be the new normal

Scotland (and the whole of the UK) is facing a labour and skills crisis, as Britain’s work permit system was simply not designed to cope with the impact Brexit is already having on the labour market. With more EU nationals leaving the UK and fewer arriving, employers are having to look beyond the EU to fill vacancies, but are struggling to get work permits, as the limited number available is being allocated to employers able to pay above the current salary threshold of £50,000 a year.
https://www.scotsman.com/business/management/jessica-pattinson-brexit-work-permit-crisis-set-to-be-new-normal-1-4704221
 

Jessica Pattinson

About Jessica Pattinson

Jessica works with corporate clients on immigration matters ranging from straightforward work permission matters under Tiers 2 and 5, to complex immigration compliance and Brexit-related projects. She regularly develops bespoke immigration training programmes for clients, and manages all of her engagements with a strong focus on continuous improvement.

Full bio