We are currently working with a number of clients, who employ large numbers of EU nationals. This is for a number of reasons and the implications of Brexit are a very hot topic right now, for employers and those looking for work in the UK. Especially given, that 7% (2.2 million) of the UK workforce is made up of EU workers and 15% of roles are low-skilled.
As members of the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation), we actively take part and enjoy the research that is conducted on behalf of the recruitment industry and the government. There are many recommendations for employers and agencies, on how we can engage workers to get the best opportunities in roles that are becoming increasingly difficult to fill, with many EU nationals not seeing the UK as a viable option.
The following article will be of interest to those who hire low-skilled workers in light of the Brexit negotiations: